Around the World in 80 Days
Day 44: 7 November
Three little girls are running up and down an impressive staircase playing a game which involves energetic activities and much shouting at each other. I ask Basil what they're saying: ' . . . and the next competitors are the Americans,' he translates. I remember that it's only a few weeks since the Olympics finished
Basil points out several small shops offering earthenware bowls of what looks like stew, heated over a charcoal fire. I am quite tempted to indulge, until he tells me the attractive folksy bowls contain dog..
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- Series: Around the World in 80 Days
- Day: 44
- Date: 7 November
- Country/sea: China
- Place: Guangzhou
- Book page no: 145
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