Southern Sky Pearl Express Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... out the eggplant dish that I've been dreaming about for the past 4 years. All of a sudden, a waitress puts down a dish and says, "eggplant." I gasped so loud that I made the other family at our table jump. This eggplant dish was my favorite dish on the last tour we did. If I had a chance, I requested it at every restaurant we went to. I tried for years to find a similar recipe at home, but with no success. I ate quite a bit of this eggplant along with many other things on that ...
... a couple of artists come up and ask us where we are from how we are etc and asked if we wanted to see their gallery etc we kind of worked out its a bit of a scam so be wary if you go to beijing as you would anywhere.
For lunch today we walked to food stalls cassie decided to try dumplings which apparently wered very nice however we got the pirce wrong and so were alot more expensive than we thought oh well ...
... places because it was so difficult to breathe!! Also it was pretty hot compared to Japan, which didn't help, but you couldn't really see the sun through the smoggy mist. In fact you couldn't really see very much at all beyond a few metres ahead of you, it was just ridiculous. I wonder whether when I was there it was even worse than usual, because I saw on TV that they'd actually has ...
... showered and headed back out to try a local favorite the famed Hot Pot; a create your own soup dish cooked at your table. After a game of point and smile we landed on 2 basic soup bases; one tomato and one mushroom broth. From there we selected our main ingredients and added our own spice combinations to create a fabulous soup. The tomato based soup stole the show! After finishing our meal we meandered our way back to the hostel for the night.
... seldom embrace or kiss in public. They joke, but they do not speak loudly; and they seldom brag about their own accomplishments. Until recently, spitting in public and smoking whenever and wherever one pleased were common habits, but in recent years in Beijing, spitting has become unacceptable [SARS and Olympics played a part in that as well] and smoking, in many public areas, has become unlawful. [Don't expect the same thing when you leave Beijing and explore the ...