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... for us of everyone’s favourite Chinese dishes. We’re getting to know the best dishes. Egg and tomato is usually cooked in the fat of some meat and is superb. Eggplant is cooked in many, many different ways, so consequently, it’s never the same twice, I think I like it battered eggplant best. Beef has not been too successful here as Pork, chicken and duck are the staple meats.
... either. But with the little communication I found the people nice enough.
First place I checked out was the Forbidden City. Had a pretty cool audio tour with GPS so it chats about whatever building or room your in. Interesting to see such an big old complex in the guts of a new city. Saw Tiananmen Square where the dude got squashed by the tank.
Found some pretty good nightlife in the end there. Was a ...
... to be Senior's Day. The chairlift on the way down provided for the best, unobtrusive views, as no one is jostling you for a spot of the view, and more details of the landscape are unveiled as you travel downwards.
We also visited a temple right next to the park. The temple had one room in particular filled with buddhas in a line, shoulder to shoulder, all with different facial expressions and hand positions. It ...
... my first time here at the movies, and it was good. Here, people actually adhere to sitting in their assigned seats, which I guess is necessary when most movies are booked out due to the large population.
Cultural Week started officially with the opening ceremony on Monday afternoon. I was so impressed with the performers that the school brought in; they were professionals, and extremely talented in their fields. We were treated to ...
... stuffed with Chinese chives and tofu), some big steamed round dumplings (one with pork, and one with scallion), and some smaller boiled dumplings (which had pork stuffing).
We headed to that same waterside park, and found a bronze statue of two chairs and a table, clearly designed for park guest use. Sweet! We sat and ate, and planned our day in the Forbidden City. As we munched, that same woman with the swords and fans came to the little square that ...