Outside the Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian I had this experience of being a foreigner.
Having another cultural background. Meeting people with another cultural background.
Jakob - my youngest son - was 10 years of age. His hear was blond. Crew cut.
I was big. With a red blond bird.
The Chinese crowded around us. Friendly. Smiling. With their bike.
They wanted to touch Jakob.
Exactly at that moment somebody told me what Chinese people
thought about our traveling in China:
"Why don't they stay home and spare the money - and buy a bike.
Or a refrigerator?"
I have put an extra store or more on the Chinese buildings
The Chinese are closer to divinity