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... And that was lunch - along with a "Chinese hamburger." Which was a small, freshly made roll with pulled pork stuffed inside. And that was lunch! Actually pretty tasty,
So - we finally got to visit the site of the Terra Cotta Army! It was pretty darn amazing! In case you need a little history - many years ago (as in 246 B.C.) the future first emperor of the Qin Dynasty, had work begun on his mausoleum. He was only ...
... During that weekend, we ate very well, there were a lot of fruits and nuts, and the meals Barry's parents cooked for us were plentiful. I also tasted the best 炒面 (Chao Mian, or fried noodles) I've ever had. When I thought the weekend couldn't get any better, we were served Chinese tea, and it was definitely the greatest tasting tea I've ever tasted.
I hope I will keep seeing and discovering new things to share with you,
Until next time !
... day, really warm and sunny.
We got back and had a lovely evening with Silvie at home as she had cooked a lovely Morroccan curry and couscous.
Very relaxing weekend!
We are both in Ningbo for the rest of the week visiting all three of our centres.
Will and I got the 11am train from Nanjing to come down to Ningbo to stay with Silvie, the CP of Ningbo Xiaoshi IB School. We spent a lovely afternoon having lunch at Pizza Pino by the river, and then walking along the river to have a cocktail at the Marriott Hotel.
In the evening we went to a restaurant and wine bar to meet up with Aly and Zephyr (Silvie's lovely art and English ...
... Chinese friends, Barry, who has been really great for showing me some true Chinese experiences. For example, one night, Patrick, Eric, Barry and his friend and I all went to a restaurant that serves a wide variety of typical Chinese food. The tastes went from spicy, to salty, to sweet and sour, and we ate a whole fish (complete with the eyes and tail), frog meat, shrimp, bamboo, and a lot of rice. My favourite dish was by far the spicy frog meat.
The next weekend ...