It really is very dusty here. This “yellow dust” blows in from the Gobi Desert, they say and causes huge amounts of dust in the air. At this time of year, I believe that pollution from China (which we’ve all read about) exacerbate the problem, but nobody mentions that so who knows?
So everyone has large dust mops in their cars, and dusts off the cars regularly. Jay, the Embassy driver, is of the view that you really need to clean your car around 4 times a day.
At least! Yesterday, we went out to the Lunar New Year Market in front of City Hall (see next posting) and I dusted off the car before leaving. I’d just washed the car the day before, so it was fairly clean. Here’s a picture of the hood when we got back, which says it all: