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... Academy. It is too dark to really get a feel for the place but it seems amazing. The girls are in one dorm while the boys are in another. Each has a roommate (for the most part someone from Nebraska, sorry Kaden) and has all the amenities a college-like dorm has to offer. Like men's common bathrooms and thin mattresses. But at this point we were all glad to lay out and get some rest.
More pictures of the dorms tomorrow and our first sites of Beijing.
... City. CiXi arranged for her loyal eunuchs to kill Zhen and throw her down a well) I must say the well was awfully small!
Enormously tired we determined to finish off a few more sights. By now it was all getting a bit of a red/dragony blur!
We saw: The elephants at the end of the Imperial Garden with broken legs (sculptor with bad understanding of animal anatomy), symbolising even elephants kowtowing to the emperor. ...
... cheers) and some nice collective memories of a time shared. Today half
of the group left and tomorrow others will leave as well---it’s just
how the travel arrangements shook themselves out.
We wandered over to the big shopping area (think Times Square with lights and every
western designer store) and then to Tian’ anmen Square at night, which
was eerily nice to look at and quite crowded (but not in the square,
only in front of ...
Looks like the pollution index is 240 today said the random American on the crowded subway. White faces are far and few between here so it not unusual to have random expats strike up conversations in English when coming across each other or visitors like us in public places.
He started this one with a "Where are you guys from?" but considering that Indira and I were sandwiched against each other face first and he was squeezed in about two people behind ...
... district we were concerned we would not find a local authentic place to eat but we found a little pod that had a line of people buying breakfast. The had an egg Scallion Pancake similar to the one they make in Taiwan but the difference was they place a thin crispy fried piece in the middle with sauce. It was sooooo tasty and cheap. We then walked to the Nike store hoping to get the promised Lebron's on ...