Huaqing Aegean International Hot Springs Resort&Spa
Travel Blogs from Xi'an
... around the grounds. Even
though a monk got mad at me for taking a picture of him, it has still cool to
see a real monk. We even saw small rooms that only had space for one bed, which
is where I assume that the monks live. There were also wooden carvings that
followed the life of Buddha. These wooden carvings covered walls of a building
and in each building there was another portions of his life. The carving were
very artistic and it was an interesting way ...
... sad that we were leaving.
When they left Baltimore, it was snowing. When we left Xi'an, it was raining.
... did have Asahi. They also had fermented rice water. I now know why that is offered free, it ain't good! But we did get full on dumplings and watched the show. Which was only one hour thankfully, as some parts of it were very strange....... Donald duck impressions (I don't think that is a traditional activity for emperors) to name but one. Rich was enthralled by the concubine dancing. I was enthralled by the pork dumplings.
We went to bed full and happy, it has been a good ...
... which he signed. Apparently he is in his 80s and illiterate but he has been taught to write his name and say two or three phrases in English to use when he is introduced to visiting dignitaries. We returned to the Hotel briefly and then went to the Tang Dynasty Hotel where we had a dumpling dinner, followed by a show. Graham estimated there were 750 people and about 20 Chinese in the audience. We saw other WW tour groups. The show was on a ...
... Keeping up with the Panthers (live) is proving difficult as games are in the middle of the night but we can't complain as we are still top of the league with a game in hand! Its mid-February this just doesn't happen, maybe just maybe this is our year.
Being only an English speaker can be difficult at times but we are travelling through way to many countries with different languages and alphabets to even attempt to learn any meaningful amount of ...