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Will's China travel plans

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I will travel to China from 2009-09-26 to 2009-10-17.

All the details are posted on my Google Docs page.
PLEASE GIVE FEEDBACK. Also, do you know anyone local who likes to travel and likes to meet random people like me? Please tell me.





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9/26

Depart: Newark Int'l Airport, 11:20, Terminal C

Aircraft: Boeing 777-200/300

Flight: CO 00879/27

Arrive: Pu Dong Airport, 9/27 13:45, Terminal 2

Travel Time: 14:25 (avg 514 mph)9/289/299/3010/1

Train to Wu Xi10/210/3

Train to Su Zhou10/410/5

Train to Huang Shan10/610/710/8

Plane to Xi'an10/910/1010/11

Train to Beijing10/1210/1310/1410/1510/1610/17

Depart: Beijing Capital Airport, 15:45, Terminal 3 Aircraft: Boeing 777-200/300 Flight: CO 0088 10/18

Arrive: Newark Int'l Airport, 17:30, Terminal C Travel Time: 13:45 (avg 496 mph)

Who is taller, Chinese girls or American girls?

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Look it up on Wiki:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_height#Average_height_around_the_world

Snippet:

Country/Region  Average male height  Average female height  Sample population /
age range  Methodology  Year  Source  China (PRC)172.7 cm (5' 8")162.5 cm (5' 4")Urban adultsMeasured2008[13]China (PRC)170.2 cm (5' 7.0")158.6 cm (5' 2.5")Urban, 17Measured2002[14]China (PRC)166.3 cm (5' 5.5")157.0 cm (5' 1.8")Rural, 17Measured2002[14]U.S.176.3 cm (5' 9.4")162.2 cm (5' 3.8")All Americans, 20+Measured2003–2006[69]U.S.177.6 cm (5' 9.9")163.2 cm (5' 4.3")All Americans, 20–29Measured2003–2006[69]U.S.178.9 cm (5' 10.4")164.8 cm (5' 4.9")White Americans, 20–39Measured2003–2006[69]U.S.178.0 cm (5' 10.1")163.2 cm (5' 4.4")Black Americans, 20–39Measured2003–2006[69]U.S.170.6 cm (5' 7.2")158.7 cm (5' 2.5")Mexican-Americans, 20–39Measured2003–2006[69]

Funding the social safety net and deportation

Quote of the day 2009-09-02

> I hope that China will become more prosperous so that they can give
> money to poor people to help them leave.
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> - Roommate Su Wang
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> PS Sometimes it's hard for me to tell if Su is saying "leave" or
> "live".