It’s the National Day holiday in China, and my husband and I are currently heading to Sanya on Hainan island for a few days holiday. Don’t go getting all jealous now – this is the only time other than Spring Festival (when we make the trek north to Inner Mongolia – brrrr!) where we both get a few days off work that coincide with each other, so we feel we deserve to get away. And we might be fighting a typhoon anyway, so you might not have a lot to be jealous of. In the meantime, enjoy another installment of “Things I Can Apparently Get Away With Because I’m a Foreigner”. This time, it’s:
Not-so-subtly taking cell phone pictures of things or people that amuse me (aka hilarious Chinglish or people looking ridiculous or doing things that are absolutely stupid).
Although I try, I’m not very sneaky when I’m doing this. My phone even makes a loud, click-y noise when I take the photo and I’m not smart enough to figure out how to turn
that off. Sometimes I even need to take more than one picture, because the first one doesn’t show the stupidity clearly enough. I know people see me, and I should probably even feel bad about taking pictures of people I want to laugh at, but I would be doing the world a disservice if I didn’t take and share photos like these: