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... Beijing's vital gateway
to the sea. In recent years it receives more and more attention from
visitors due to its illustrious historical heritage and other natural
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There is so much to see and learn about Tianjin. Unfortunately, on this trip I only have a couple of hours here as I need to get to Beijing asap for my Great Wall hiking adventure. Maybe next time, Tianjin.
... to cook an amazing Christmas dinner with 3 ducks, chickens, mince pies, chocolate cake galore. All this was followed by secret santa, I was given an I LOVE BJ Tshirt, whoeverit was knows how much I love Beijing. In the evning when we were well stuffed and knackered we even had a Christmas themed quiz. It was great! ...
So we didn't spend much time here. Flew into Beijing then went on a 2 hour or so car ride down to Tianjin. It was very commercialized buildings that were all mainly empty. Like a yet to be popularized empty town - eerie. Mel says there's nothing here but I would love to go check out the old city. We stayed in the newer part near a big (empty) ...
... with garlic, herbs, and sweet and savory sauces. My favorite vegetable was a small green vegetable that looks like a mini-zucchini, no more than an inch long. The top of the zucchini-like vegetable had a squash blossom, making me think it was a squash. We had these at nearly every meal and I can't wait to get back to the US and shop at Ranch 99 in Cupertino to find it, so I can make it at home.
That night we met up with a few other people and had dinner (in ...
... I can't remember (or can't be bothered to remember what it is).
The price is just 9.50 RMB for a set meal. Quite value for money in China.
The best time to go for a stroll at the river bank will be the sunset hours. . ...