How I mastered buying pirated goods at the Silk Market Beijing
Sadly, it’s our last week here at CET. Surprisingly I’m not all that busy, and because Christmas is quickly approaching and I hadn’t gotten any gifts for people back home, I figured last Sunday was a prime opportunity to hit up the Silk Market Beijing (aka Silk Street, Silk Street Market, Xiùshuǐjiē, and 秀水街) and try my hand at bargaining. (If you remember, my last experience was some what of a failure.) I’m happy to say that I was successful, but only after going back again on Wednesday. Here’s why it took 2 attempts.