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Quiet Time

I need quiet time and get overloaded if I don’t make some accommodation for it. Travel inherently involves what the Chinese call 热闹 (re nao in Pinyan). It literally translates as “hot noise”. This post contains a good explanation. Some people thrive on it, but it wears me out and can make me irrational.

In new places I tend to do a variety of things to get it.

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