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... see the rest of the area and come back later when the crowds have dispersed more. We made our way through the west side of the palace and then after the couple hours it took to get that far made our way back to the main square to see the palace halls. We were pushed and shoved and almost knocked down a couple times trying to get a glimpse inside the buildings like everyone else. I got as close as I could handle took a quick ...
... desk, I said the line for paying the water bill and the woman understood me. So pleased that I was actually trying to speak Chinese without depending on others like Karena to speak for me. Turned out that we could not pay for it yet.
Later, I walked to the lounge to annoy Jesse to go with Mohini and me. The way I forced him to go was to remind him that he only get to do China once. He gave in.
Jesse forced Cathy to go ...
... with 100 (without doing the math in my head first, thats about $16) and the seller jumps on it and says ok, deal. I knew as soon as he accepted my first offer that I had just overpaid, and probably by double. "Ok you sneaky sellers, I've got your price markups figured out now...lets go to work." The next seller is an old lady with a little red dress for MD. She responds to my counteroffer with "that Laos money" which means thats too cheap because Laos is among the ...
... blue raspberry, the list goes on.
That day we followed a "two hour walk around the hutongs" walk in our guidebook. We stopped at a restored princely mansion, and the Drum tower and Bell tower, which they used during feudal times to keep track of the time and notify the city at dawn and dusk.
That evening we tried a hotpot, finally! We had no idea what to order so we took the waiters suggestion and he brought a metal pot with ...
... at the Festival and exploring the island.
After that we headed to Kowloon check out all the street markets. We went to the ladies market, the jade market and temple street market. Man, my cousin can shop!
At the end of the day we made time to watch the festival of lights that takes place at the TST pier. The light show is, where you can see all the buildings of Hong Kong light up and play music along with it.
Monday,We took the peak tram up ...
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