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... we finished with the animals and rides we headed home with ice lollys. I had the best ice lolly i have ever had, it was yummy fruit ice around jelly! Brilliant invention!
Then we went back to grandmas for yet another feast! There were so many people we had to create makeshift tables and places to eat! Oh and i discovered yummy peanut flavoured milk, cousin Benjamin's worst nightmare! The usual eat this eat this occured but this time i was safe eating dumplings, including kung ...
Unfortunately Barrie has been unwell and is struggling but
bravely carrying on where he can. A couple of others in the group have also
been feeling unwell so we presume the same virus. Sharon is so caring and
escorted us to a Chinese pharmacy last night which was an experience in itself!
Very old fashioned and little boxes on the walls containing medicines. So a bit
of trust in our tour ...
... group found the mud slide and spent the rest of the time going down it splashing into the mud like something out of Willie Wonkas chocolate factory! Absolutely covered in mud and not even being able to recognise ourselves we showered and then moved further into the cave to a warm clear hot spring...bliss!!
We got changed with the rest of the group riding the dangerous highway as we took the luxury air con bus back to Yangshou!
That evening we meet the ...
We have at last managed to defeat the Great Firewall of China, to bring you unadulterated access to our adventures!
We'll update it as often as we can, but we're already behind so bear with us...
In the meantime, read our ever hilarious posts and look at our pretty pictures- and like my entries more than Rob's. His will suck. :)
Love to you all, wherever you are xxxxx
... on the go for 12 hours and I was feeling exhausted but we hadn't quite finished the day yet........ Melody decided to take me to a little "hole in the wall" restaurant which serves Yangzhou's unique cuisine. Some of China's most creative and eye catching dishes come from the Yangzhou school of cuisine called Huaiyang which is considered as one of four cuisine styles of China. Huaiyang Cuisine is centered on Yangzhou. Huaiyang cuisine is known for being light and sweet ...