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So this is one of the things you have to do when you come to Beijing...have Peking Duck. I don't think I've ever eaten regular duck so I can't compare it to anything but it tastes a lot like dark chicken meat. The best part of course is the caramelized crispy skin. It's out of this world. Our guide for the day brought us to this place and we ate a whole duck, just the three of us. The chef presents the duck and carves it right there beside your table. It's pretty cool. ...
... to talk about what they wanted to do. I did not feel panic about my future. Since starting college, I have realized that life is too complicated for me to micromanage. Sometimes, it is better that I do not get what I want because that forces me to pursue more interesting paths. Rigid planning always fails.
I am happy that I am enjoying China because it is a once of a lifetime opportunity. No way will I be able to go back to ...
... up and down, many times, again another contrast to the Hutongs where you see people scavaging in the bins for rubbish, especially plastic bottles, I think they must be worth something. You see locals at the tourist attractions constantly looking for bottles.
To cheer ourselves up we go to our favourite restaurant and have Peking duck, which is yummy. Although this time we are restrained with our ordering or so we think. The duck comes with extra ...
... heart burn but what ever. After dinner, we headed back to The Place to look up at the huge LED light display above us. We then went back to the hotel to check out the mall. They had many high end boutiques and shoppes selling Prada, Gucci, Hugo Boss among others for prices that are even higher than Europe. Even buying a pair of Nike sneakers here cost double than it would in New York City. I was looking forward to scoring some new ...
... my perspective), I'll have to admit we did blend in that respect.
After 8,000 miles, and 23 hour of travel we arrive in Beijing. Punch-drunk, exhausted, and desperately trying to shake off the lingering effects of sleeping pills, we hop into our personal limousine and head into the city.
Note: China - most efficient customs routine ever! Upon arrival we didn't even have to pick up our bags, put them through a scanner, go through customs, answer ...