Travel Blogs from Dongguan
Today I visited the Huaisheng Mosque, another of the recommended sites
from my arrival pack.
This is the 2nd mosque I have been to now - 1st one in
Xi'an, when Michael was visiting me.
A mosque visit is very different to a temple visit - for
starters, there are no crowds, and no joss sticks being burnt. The GZ mosque
covered a much smaller area than ...
... upstairs to lie down on the bed and have my hair washed, as per normal here. Your head lies in the gently sloping basin, and they lift it up when they are rinsing etc.
The girl started by tucking a sheet of plastic and a towel into the top of my dress at the back, and made sure it was well inserted!
Next the shampoo, with the scratchy fingernail thing going on. So far, nothing unusual. Then after a minute or two, she started pressing into pressure points on my ...
... cabin crew were pulling the seats apart in a desperate search for my identity. It meant we were delayed getting off the plane, which meant the VIP bus (Yes, I'm a VIP in China) was also delayed and other passengers across the entire arport were going to be late too. Their connecting flights', gates would remain open when they should have been closed, schedules would be messed ...
... often used to time driving somewhere or coming home so that it roughly coincided with the start of my baby's naptime. Then once we were home I'd transfer my baby into his bassinet or crib, and he'd have a lovely long nap. I've been known to take the long route home for just this reason! Although these techniques are generally successful, obviously you don't want to be obliged to drive around with your baby every night just so he'll go to sleep. The idea of these techniques is ...
... coming from various clans in the Guangdong region all with the Chen surname. This was after a man named Chen got 3rd place in the highest imperial examination and had conferred upon him a distinguished title. Someone then suggested that all the Chen's build a temple to sacrifice to the ancestors and encourage their offspring to study hard. The buildings served as short-term accommodation for family members when they ...
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