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... streets of Pingyao. I
tried one of the local pastries, something deepfried with a green kind of jelly
inside.It had a strong taste and to be honest i don’t know what I ate, but
sometimes it’s better to keep it like that..
The main streets of the city were made for tourists, shops selling the same
kind of ****** things nobody would ever use, fake antiques and Mao
relics... I didn’t really liked the atmosphere, but once you ...
... parked up winding his way through them. All the cars beep 3-4 times at each corner to signal that they are coming around the bend, and if you both meet you squeeze past each other - enough to make Liam and I hold our breath sometimes. We arrived at the train station to severe rain - we got soaked before getting aboard our overnight train, thank god for backpack rain jackets! Unfortunately we had a 10 hour overnight train on hard seats. In China that means people can also ...
... for a bit, and, when I turned around to face the doorway, I was greeted with a horde of children. They had followed me over.
At this point, they were still too frightened to talk. A couple of the same brave boys shouted “What's your name?” I said slowly that my name was Christina, and they ran off shouting “Tina! Tina!” to report back to their other friends, who were shyly waiting far away.
Then, another girl asked me what ...
... of a business family. Back then, businessmen were the lowest class, so this compound was built by the family in an attempt to gain more respect in the eyes of their neighbors. The guuide told us a proverb: a poor family will not stay poor for more than five generations, while a rich family will not stay rich for more than three. The success of this particular family through seven generations is attributed to the fact that they valued respect for elders and ...
... sugar, we feigned innocence and snacked on the free samples on offer to fuel our wanderings.
A pleasant day was spent nibbling on ginger and exploring these delicately picturesque streets. Other than a rather impressive wall depicting nine serpentine, contorted dragons in brightly glazed tiles, and the various courtyard houses whose ticket we refused to buy, there were no individual 'sights' as such; rather, the old town itself was the main attraction, with ...