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... was delicious. I have learned that the beauty of the Chinese meal is that it is served family style with several dishes you can pick and choose from. Most times, at the very least, there is some rice dish that will work. No, I did not try the duck tongue, and I also passed on the stinky tofu which was featured at dinner!
After lunch we hopped back on the bus and drove past several lakes where we saw the mussel farmers on the lake in their boats "planting “the mussels ...
Barely took any photos in Hangzhou as it ****** it down most of the time we were there but here are a few. Hangzhou isn't much of a wintery place really as most of the activities are based around the lake. We attempted to walk around it on my birthday but got soaked through so went to a silk museum instead. I told you it was three wet and wild girls let loose in China...We made up for the ****** weather by going for some real nice food at a restaurant called Grean Tea restaurant though. ...
We all woke up early Friday morning to board a 3 hour bus to Hangzhou...a city very few of you have probably heard of, but one that has a population of 10 million people. We arrived around noon and were immediately joined by our tour guide for the next two days....stone. Stone (yes thats his name) upon arriving on the bus gave us a brief bio of himself and his family; "stone from countryside, stone's father make vegetable, stone's mother make ...
... br> together and then fly back to China around July 10th. After that, I have to figure out what I will
do next fall. As of right now, I hope to
study Chinese at the university in Hangzhou but that could still change.
That's my update for now.
Not much has really happened in the past five weeks. I can't complain though as life here is
pretty good. There is a lull now in excitement
but keep reading as the next few months are exciting! ...
... me to try duck tongues, duck necks, duck heads or any other random duck extremity.
The next day Mark went to meetings while I typed up my last blog entry on Beijing. Afterward we zoomed straight to the airport and headed back to Beijing for more meetings! Fortunately, with all this travel really making us exhausted, we had scheduled to head to the island of Guam next. Sunny, beautiful, RELAXING Guam! Watch for my next blog entry on Guam soon.