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Today I visited the Huaisheng Mosque, another of the recommended sites
from my arrival pack.
This is the 2nd mosque I have been to now - 1st one in
Xi'an, when Michael was visiting me.
A mosque visit is very different to a temple visit - for
starters, there are no crowds, and no joss sticks being burnt. The GZ mosque
covered a much smaller area than ...
For the second time in GZ, I needed a haircut.
Last year, this was a very painless process, as I found a good place on the first go. However, my first attempt here wasn't quite as good, and I ended up with way too short a cut, especially on the fringe!
So today I decided to try another hairdresser at Nan Guo Ao Yuan (my apartment complex) as there are at least 5 of them here.
I enjoyed the experience today, and will go back to the place again - started ...
Here's a tip - don't take a flight to China and lose your passport before you even get off the plane. I did and it looked like the start of a major Australio-Chinese incident.
Just after we landed I realised that I did not know where I'd put my passport. "Perhaps it was stolen," I suggested quitely to Steven. He wasn't buying it and called a steward for assistance.
... overtired. Moving about with you helps to rock and soothe baby, and so calm him down in preparation for bedtime. Driving Down A more modern option is "driving down". Most parents have heard of this trick, which basically involves putting your baby in his car seat and driving around for a while until he's asleep. Unfortunately this is rather inconvenient and uses up petrol, but if you're desperate, it's worth a try - it has a very high success rate. When my children were ...
When I arrived in GZ last Nov, I was given an intro pack which included a 'Things to Do' section, and a visit to the Chen Family Temple / Chen Clan Academy / Chen Clan Ancestral Hall is at the top of the list. As I have now been here for 6 1/2 months, now seemed like a good time to go and have a look. And yes, it is known by various names
The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall was founded in 1888 and completed in 1893, ...
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