Not Speaking Chinese – 6
We took an overnight train from Xi’an to Beijing. The soft sleeper accommodations are a room for four. We shared our tiny room with a Chinese couple. They talked into the evening with each other. We talked into the evening with each other. The only words we exchanged with the couple during the 12 hours we shared 64 square feet of space were a “good morning” between me and the woman at about 530 in the morning when we both were awake and no one else was.