Jiangsu Civil Aviation Dongyuan Hotel
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... of ships
of enormous dimensions carrying a crew as large as 28,000 and great
amounts of treasures. The purpose of the voyages were to project Chinese
power and wealth to the outside world, as well as to establish imperial
control over the maritime ...
... Some type of national competition was occurring so we ended up watching some track and field events and even swimming. After some European soccer matches played. Soccer matches (or almost any match) is fun to watch in China because the announcers say "aiyooo!" frequently. Aiyoo is a way of expressing surprise, disgust, pain, etc it is very similar to "oh no!" "****!" And "eww!" in English. Monday we took the quick tour of Nanjing. ...
... drinking competitions amongst the young fathers, a
version of apple bobbing to try and get the young couples to kiss, and
trying to predict the baby's future by seeing which item he would grab
from a selection laid out on the floor. Good friends and happy times
have no cultural or language ...
... stringed instruments whose names are not in my vocabulary. They were very well organised with interpreters, tutors and resources and gifts.
Our guide/ interpreter filled in the remainder of our days with a visit to a treasure ship replica in a park. The original ship was used by Zheng He for seven voyages to Muslim countries including Africa. The park was good too. But better was our stroll through a small market and watching all the locals ...
... a Granita style agreement with LPro that I would be happy to forego the RWC and go travelling early, but only on a conditional agreement that should Ireland make the final I would be on a plane home. We aren't getting a head of ourselves but it's a tricky one!! It was nice to see pictures of Rob in our green shamrock suits in Cardiff, it must have been a lot of fun...grass is always 'greener' after all :) So anyway back to China. So we caught our first bullet ...