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... s living quarters as a prince and the place where his coffin was placed when he died; Hall of the Wheel of the Law functions as place for reading scriptures and conducting religious ceremonies; and the Pavilion of Ten Thousand Happiness which has an 18 meter tall statue of a Buddha carved from a single piece of sandalwood.
It was then time to have lunch at a local restaurant. The food was good, the service was slow. We then headed back ...
... especially the retired ones seem to sit around day and night playing cards and Chinese chess which we're told is different from our chess- the tiles look like mahjong but it definitely isn't. They're also massive on exercise; Thai Che, going on exercise equipment in parks (which I thought were for kids), running round the park and lake in their speedos, playing a game with a triple sized badminton coq that's like volley ball but they use their feet and head as well ...
... by a description of its provenance and health benefits, although she turned her nose up at the prospect of putting milk in any of it or dunking biscuits. Afterwards, we bought some tea to take home with us including a ginseng oolong for me and some lychee black and chrysanthemum for Wendy. To drink it from we brought a small teapot and cups set in bright red with yellow dragons on. We also bought a couple of the accoutrements that play a part in the tea ceremony; a ...
... and finally they take you to a restaurant and you have order...all in Chinese! Being a Spanish teacher, of course I love this way of learning!
Here are some pictures of where I will be living with Casey. The best parts are the heated floors and that i have my bathroom and the second bedroom is basically my dressing room! A girl's dream!
I will be taking pictures of the school so that you can all see how impressive ISB is!
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... to be challenging and very interesting, which is all I can really ask for. The people I've met have been very encouraging as well; not just my fellow interns in other departments, but high-up officials who gain nothing from engaging an intern yet still start up conversations with us, and even provide insight into our research projects. Our actual internship coordinator hasn't yet arrived (due to a conference), but she should be back next week.