so i arrived at hangzhou for a competition after being very much little prepared... we only ever had 2 full days to prepare, compose and rehearse so i was quite glad we didn't have to perform on the first day (competition split into 2 days). and we only booked the tickets just the day before the flight. talk about bad arrangement... took xiamen airlines. no in-flight entertainment, just a shared screen. it was the only flight that didn't require much waiting before transfers, but it was expensive (over $950+)!!!
i had to make an 1 hr transfer at a local airport. not too bad, lots of familiar shops.
picked up at the airport and was sent via taxi to the hotel. just 20mins away.
i really like our room! it was big and comfortable. as you can see maria arrived much earlier and already layed out all her pieces to be worn. heh.
i like sharing a room with maria. we have a lot to talk about, although that means sleeping late. but it felt like i have a sister again. we have similar opinions on so many things.