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Travel Blogs from Beijing
... a very Chinese establishment) Sichuan Restaurant and enjoyed a sizzling beef, chicken and ginger, steamed vegetables and rice. Every morsel was delicious! My plan was to buy some "silk" with my birthday money and I did just that at the Yuan Hou Silk Factory. We were fascinated by the whole process of making the quilts - and silk thread of approximately 8 000 double cocoons has been used to make our new king sized quilt. It has been posted and is on its way home now. And because it ...
... wear the same thing or do not add any flair.
Even when I am walking down the street, I actually got style while a lot of people are so safe. I have seen guys wear scarves, but their scarves are too simple or they are just black. My style stands out since I am not afraid to embrace color and pattern. Beside, nobody can rock a scarf like I can.
After class, Rae, Lindsay, Bethany, and I walked to lunch together. As ...
... myself almost. The first place I paid a visit to was the Temple of Heaven, which is a complex of religious buildings visited by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties, to offer annual prayers to heaven for good harvests. The complex was built by in the early 1400's by the emperor Yongle who was also the emperor who built the Forbidden City. There were buildings which were used to prepare different sacrifices to present to the gods. The one used to prepare animal sacrifices ...
... sentence, today's culture class was Chinese instruments. Each student was given a 葫芦丝 (hu2lu5si1) which translates to "gourd silk" but it's basically a flute. I wanted a flute...but sadly as an intern, my job is to take pictures for the blog. I highly doubt that most of the students could read sheet music, so the teacher used this notation where numbers represented notes instead having a staff. For ...
... made structure that cannot be seen from space, the real climb starts. The wall is built on a mountain ridge and its design follows the natural topography of the mountain: constant ups and downs, narrow steps, very tall steps, icy ramps, even narrower steps, watch towers... Once we reached tower 24 we felt like we were at the top of the world. The massive Chinese flag at this tower reminded us who this top of the world belongs to - in case nearby Mongolians had any doubts. ...
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