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... the square we saw a large group of older people practicing Tai Chi. A few of the people were dressed in athletic clothing but most were dressed in their regular daily clothes right down to their facemasks to protect them from the horrible Beijing air. It was fascinating to watch, as there was no real master leading them. They just all moved in unison from memory through all the movements. I tried Tai Chi once and it felt like a slow version ...
Made it into the Forbidden City today. It's more vast than you'd ever imagine. Spent 4 or 5 hours wandering around. Possibly the most amazing thing, given the thousands and thousands of people lined up to get inside, is that when one gets far enough off the beaten path one can occasionally find oneself almost alone in a courtyard. After making my way through the Forbidden City, I climbed Coal Hill to get a great view back ...
... My bad, girl." Oh, he always, "I have no shame, girl." Corrine was laughing.
After dinner, we checked out the Yashow market. I saw a pair of sunglasses. The girl wanted one-hundred fifty for them. I snapped, "tai gui le (too expensive)."
She handed me the calculated to ask my price. I typed in twenty-five. She has a stupid question, "Is that dollars?"
I said that I was only paying twenty-five RMB.
... to ask what types. As she turned pages and gestured we figured she was communicating 'ok, then you choose one from this page, now one on this column, and now one here.' We opted for something with duck, then something with beef, then some type of green that looked like spinach... Then a salad. All had pretty comical names, probably just a confusing translation (beef flower fertilizer was our choice of meat for example). First the hot pot came out, with two separate pools ...
... James ate the mushrooms out of the chicken broth and mum and I tried some of the broth. I couldn't stomach more than a spoonful. Then we paid and left as fast as we could before the waitress could discover that we barely touched the delicious speciality. We were nauseated but proud of ourselves for branching out and trying a new restaurant and tried to look at the positives.. The tofu was fabulous.