Travelove Series 2 – A Warm Smile and a Panda!

Travelove Series 2 – A Warm Smile and a Panda!

Travelove Series 2

Travelove Series is about the smiles I have gathered during my travels. I consciously look for Travelove during my travels.

Travelove Series 2 – A Warm Smile and a Panda

Another one from Beijing: I had asked my hotel concierge to mark out the Metro station nearest to the Beijing Zoo on a Metro map that was in Chinese language. I wanted to see a panda.

After alighting at the marked station, I felt lost as I didn’t know which exit to take and which way to head.

I stopped a young lady and asked her the way. She didn’t know English, but upon looking at the map, she realised where I wanted to go.

Without uttering a word, she took me by the arm and steered me out of the crowded station, walked through an underpass, crossed a street and took me right to the entrance of the zoo.

I profusely thanked her. She just smiled, turned back and re-entered the Metro station. I realised she had come out of her way just to guide me! I stood there in a state of shock, feeling warm about the awesomeness of human beings and how one discovers it in the strangest of circumstances!

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