Jia Yu Emperor Hotel
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... step over with their right foot and men with their left! Next we went to a genuine street market. Everyone out for their Sunday constitutional with lots of food shops and a real squash. Usual smells and vistas. Then off to Eling Park where the wartime British Embassy is now a car park. The guide pointed out the spot where Madam Chiang took her early morning tea but interestingly not Chiang Kaishek's home. Guess he's not that popular these days! ...
... After meeting our guide Johnny, he took us to Dolce & Gabana in the basement, which had a grocery store. Prices were really high. A package of cherries was $16.00. The wines were upwards of $40.00 or more but we found one that was on sale, two bottles for the price of one. We shared with Thomas so it worked out okay.
Off to the ship we go. We had to carry our carry ons down 79 steps, little cement steps with ...
... br> before 1600). Even though it was made of wood, they didn’t use a single nail or
screw and it is still standing. To reach the temple, we walked through town and
were bombarded with people selling their wares. We walked under very ornate
gates and then onto a swaying bridge. It reminded me of the rubber bridge in
the park in Benicia that we played with Trevor on recently. It was a little
creepy and very long! Then ...
... walked quickly through the meat section - I think the guide felt it might be a bit gruesome for us! We then carried on down another street of shops to get back on the bus.
Our next stop was a group of local houses, one of which was occupied by a relocated family. We first visited a traditional house, which was made of clay and very dark inside. Next door was a much newer house where the relocated family lived. Our host, Mr Mao, was a 78 year old farmer ...
... to the restaurant and there was this large pot in the middle of the table heating up with steam. Ricky handed us each a bowl to create our own sauce to dip our cooked vegetables and meats. He stressed not to take the MSG as this actually was available to eat if people desired it. He also took us up to the sauce buffet and went through all the hot pepper sauces, seasonings, herbs and the rice and noodle choices that you prepare on ...