Chateau de Luze
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... wasn't going to have one but the lady just started saying his legs were puffy ( or that's what I think she was saying - she spoke no English ),,,and put his feet in a plastic bag with some herbs then started giving him a massage.....was so funny. He ended up getting a massage as well, very cheap 1 hr $20...I think she pocketed the money from Bob's massage...but she did a good job....feeling so much better. Tomorrow Tiananmen Square...another big walk through ...
... There was one really interesting one on Ming furniture, the forms of which were all very western - but maybe they invented them and our tables, beds and chairs are actually very Chinese? I don't know.
Back onto the subway and over to the Capital Museum for the history of Beijing. One the way we stopped at a little dinghy storefront restaurant. Elizabeth had a piece of chicken and a tortilla-ish roll with spiced bean sprouts. I had two mysterious dumpling sort ...
... ticketing system in Japan, I thought I could easily figure out the automatic machine, which also had a slightly smaller line. Unfortunately as I came closer to the front I realized the auto machine was actually putting credit on cards that people already owned. That means I had to get back into the massive ticketing booth line. As I stood in the queue, I saw another one of the booths open, and people were making a mad dash to the new one. This happened twice, before I caught on ...
... what one item was and if i had wechatted quicker to my lovely Chinese friend in Auckland sooner we would have learnt that the very scary looking item on the menu was MUSHROOMS!! I have spoken various forms of English for nearly 40 years and I have yet to ever see these words!!
The drum tower was definitely worth the walk but my god running up the steep stairs to see what the drumming noise was about nigh on killed me! Bugger carrying a ruddy great bid drum ...
... this was our turn around point but we still had some time so decided to forge ahead. We set our new goal farther and higher. Once there it really is time to turn back to meet up with our guide. I wish we could have gone further, it is a truly spectacular experience just to be there. The way back doesn't take very long, it's mostly downhill. The steep sections require cautious steps but go more quickly than the climb and before long we are back at the cable car ...