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Had a lazy day today staying around the Hotel Indigo. We walked down Zhongshan Lu and had lunch at Aijsen Ramen, one of our favourite Japanese restaurant chains. We then wandered back to the hotel and had afternoon tea sitting up in the restaurant area overlooking the harbour and Gulangyu Island, unfortunately not warm or nice enough to sit outside.
We took a 30 minute taxi ride out to the Jimei Educational Village, a suburb of Xiamen with a lovely university campus and more colonial buildings.
Came back to the harbour area of Xiamen and wandered down Zhonghsan Lu Walking Street and then took a detour through little market areas. Met a lovely Chinese girl and her brother at the Church, where a Chinese Christian wedding ceremony was just about to begin.
Compared to some of the other travellers we actually could just about understand Katie our guide in Xiamen- pronounced Shiamen. However she told us that this was one of the most beautiful cities in China , which makes us worry about the rest of the country. She was born in Xiamen so hopefully she hasn't travelled a lot and believes what she has been told. First we went to the Nanputuo Temple, which of course she said was the most ...
... came out and walked through a street market and then came back to the hotel area and had a cocktail at Le Vue overlooking the harbour.
Unfortunately I have not been feeling too good the last couple of days as I had a sore throat yesterday and a hacking cough and headache today. I hope it is going to pass over.
... some local treats - oysters and quails eggs with prawn. We then went to the Piano Museum and gardens before stopping at a cafe for a glass of wine with a view of the sea. We then started to wind our way back to our respective hotels and hostels, stopping for Shanna and I to purchase some pearl jewelery, and finally stopping at the delightful Song Cafe for a meal.