Sunday, March 8, 2015

Defending my Guinness World Record in China - a.k.a. My Ticket to the Middle Kingdom...Part 2

So what's it like to travel 10,000 miles over the continental U.S. and the Pacific Ocean in one day? If you didn't catch the leadup to the big competition that comes to a head in this article, you can read about it here.

Culture Class

So here we are, in a totally foreign land, without any Mandarin beyond "ni-hao". Thankfully, Guinness is a class-act, and provided Marlo and myself with Frank (I don't think that was his real name). He was very friendly, and his English was excellent, as you'd expect from one that studied in the States - which a very large number of those in China's tourist industry do.