One thing which has come to light in traveling from Canada to China are the cultural differences. Some of these differences are pretty obvious and often well documented. For instance, some of our expectations of food are considerably different, in that what we would never dream of eating is quite often a delicacy in China. This is to be expected. More on that later, maybe. Yet, other differences come as more of a surprise.
Just by way of an example, let’s take a look at Rob Banks on his flight from China back to Canada after a week of touring the laminate factory. While making a trans-Pacific journey, what could be more natural than a series of group calisthenics while in one’s seat, led by the flight attendants? Let’s hear what Rob had to say about it, as it was happening…