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Market Place Adventures

Constantly being comfortably lost within unfamiliar faces that at first seemed all to similar to each other. All with veins tangled in untamed eyes and friendly smiles. Our attempts to bargain with people for things we desired in the market taught us how to be clever and determined; our willingness to be open to humiliation and mistakes when attempting to speak to locals in their language not only expanded our knowledge about dialogue but allowed us to realize that positivity will arise from these opportunities. There were so many strange sights and new nights that held irresistible curiosity. The market was a perfect place to encounter different foods, teas, people, jewelry, and permitted us to practice our Mandarin in an extremely friendly place. Overall, the people were kind and the things in the market were strange and fascinating.