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... effective were it not for the fact that three out of four groups have chosen the lucky colour red.
Very wet by now, we unanimously elect to have lunch, a good move. It turns out to be a largely vegetable meal, every bit of which is excellent. Dried out and mentally restored, we proceed to the Summer Place, north-west of the downtown area: a complex of lakes, gardens and palaces, built in 1764, and restored by the Dragon Empress Ci Xi in 1888 after ...
... the others are not, which is unfortunate, given the investment made.
Then we headed off to a preserved area of Beijing - the hutongs, which have one level buildings and were what was common in Beijing until the 1970s! We went to an area that was around a lake, and the places there have been turned into restaurants and bars (I expect it hops at night).Then we wandered some of the hutongs and went to visit a family in one of them - the woman ...
... with water flowing.
Following our field trip, I took the subway back with Garrett and Eric.
"I don't see you ever, Garrett." I whined.
"I am usually in my room." Garrett explained.
My schedule is so busy due to so many things.
Once we were near campus, I ate at Asian Fusion. I got the wontons there. So happy to have food.
Later, I had an evening class.
After class, Mike gave me beef jerky. It was so good.
... cow dung probably wasn't steaming in the streets and they also took an organized tour with 14 other people. They admitted they were somewhat sheltered which was why they probably liked it more. For whatever reason, I still struggle with it. Deep down I can't stand India, but part of me wants to give it a second chance. Sadly, the best part of India is that everyplace since has been magical by comparison. On the way back from the Great Wall there was a truck accident and ...
I could go online and pull a handful of facts about Tibet and Buddhism, but that's slightly mundane. Instead I give you the perspective of one of my best friends, Cathy. She was born in Kunming, in Yunnan Province in southern China. Within the past year Cathy traveled to Tibet and also took a class about Buddhism and Tibet at DU, so she has willingly provided her thoughts on Tibet and Buddhism in China.
Part 1: Buddhism in China and why it is important ...