How could I live without chocolate for 3 weeks?

Mystic Maid By Mystic Maid, 5th Jun 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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A true story about my trip to China and the worry about being without chocolate.

The need for chocolate

In 2011 I went to China on an escorted tour with the Royal Ontario Museum. We had several information sessions at the ROM and I learned to my great chagrin that CHOCOLATE is not made or readily available in China.
We were leaving in October for a tour of the Silk Road so naturally I went to Costco and bought the largest size Halloween chocolate treats that they carried. I stuffed it into my suitcase in a giant plastic zip lock bag. Later that week I was a Walmart when I saw MARS Bars on sale, I couldn’t resist so I also bought 2 dozen of those.
My theory was that if I ran out of money I could go into business selling chocolate bars to my fellow chocolate deprived travellers.
Unfortunately I just couldn’t make money on their addiction so I became the very popular lady on the bus trip doling out chocolate bars to my fellow addicts as needed. It was hilarious to hear their ahhhs… and the joy of chomping down on a wonderful Mars bar.
The food was good but it was missing that little extra sweet and chocolate is paramount!!!
So remember Chocolate is a great thing to carry and useful for trade, negotiation or sale in a chocolate deprived environment!
Or like myself make a friend …share your chocolate.

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Addiction, Chocolate, Friendship, Travel In China

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author avatar Mystic Maid
I have always wanted to become a published writer. My writing is diverse, whatever subject my muse nudges me to write.

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author avatar Songbird B
5th Jun 2013 (#)

This really made me laugh out loud Georgia! You are all for forward planning my friend! LOL..Funny funny page..\0/x

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author avatar philpalm
7th Jun 2013 (#)

That was a great idea, too bad you didn't make the money that you wished, however it shows that you are not a greedy person but a sharing person which makes you great in my eyes.

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author avatar Mystic Maid
7th Jun 2013 (#)

Hard not to share... thanks for the comments!

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