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... then headed across the street to the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City is a huge walled complex that served as the imperial palace for emperors of the last two dynasties; now it houses the Imperial Museum. Tourists enter on the south side through the Meridian Gate then the Gate of Supreme Harmony and continue through to exit on the north side through the Gate of Divine Might - China is really good at giving glorious names to things. There are thousands of rooms within the walls ...
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Ten minutes later when the servers had finished posing for shots with each other they all
disappeared en masse leaving just the sound of the arctic wind outside howling
and the distant high pitched exclamations from fellow duck diners.
... dinner. However, Wu-Mart did not sell ice-cream I found out the other day. I would have to go to Jenny Lou's to buy it. Anthony told me that I could just buy candy at the Stadium Store.
So, I dashed to the Stadium Store to buy a huge bag of Snickers. After I dropped that off in my room, I went to the library to get some books for my paper. The librarian was so sweet to greet me. She is such a lovely woman.
A few hours later, I came to say hi ...
... we were informed by Benson on the drive home that the airline is in serious trouble and in need of restructuring. Although the airline claims to privately held, in reality it is state-owned and the government heavily subsidizes it in order to keep it from folding.
Wanting to take full advantage of our time in Beijing, the young’uns headed to Xiu Nightclub. China certainly makes for some good people watching, I’ll just leave it at that. ...
... understanding would have been half of what it was if not for the signs! Watching the signs was interesting, because there were a handful of words I recognized from Chinese class. I still had to lean over an ask Jenn's language partner a handful of times what was going on or what a certain phrase meant, but it was definitely cool to see that my study here is paying off.
My Midterm and OPI
Ah, the stress week. Not really, as Dylan and I worked out a ...