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... 8217;amen square, for some strange reason it was all blocked off and we couldn’t get in. After waiting with the growing crowds for almost an hour, we learnt that the Square was closed due to a Fijian official visit. Later in the day, we returned to explore the iconic Square of Beijing. Today, the Square is a huge open space full of tourists taking happy snaps. However since the birth of modern China, the Square has ...
... Chinese liquor. Whoa! I'm still not sure what it was, but it was served in tiny little glasses, about the size of a large Barbie cup, literally. That's how strong it was - you really couldn't drink too much more than that at a time. We were able to drink only about an 1/8 of the bottle, so Ricardo took it back to the hotel for later. It ended up being donated to Bobby by the end of the Chengdu visit.
We were happy to head to our hotel after dinner. ...
BEEP BEEP BEEP 6:00am again. Time to get up and get ready to meet my guide for 7:30. I am going to see the Great Wall, The Ming Tombs and The Sacred Way today. I am trying a different guide from the same service as yesterday. Hopefully she will be better than the last one.
Jinling was right on time and we headed off in her car for the Great Wall Mutianyu section. I think I managed to stay awake for about thirty minutes before I succumbed to ...
... from the crowd, I found two amazing little shops. one was filled with different handmade jewelery, some of which my family is now wearing. The woman had an interesting mix of modern styles, combined with some traditional aspects of Chinese fashion. next to this shop was a shop that specialized in succulents and miniature gardens. It was a small shop, but floor to ceiling it was filled with shelves that were crammed with myriad different plants and ...
... br> stone mound from which the Emperors would beseech the Heavens; it was purported to have incredible acoustic properties, the better to allow the Emperor to be heard by the Heavens and by his subjects kneeling below. It took all that I had not to shout FUS RO DA.
On our way out of the Temple, I saw an old man writing on the ground in Chinese, using only a sponge brush and water, his words fading away before he finished ...