Jinchi Mangshan Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... a soup with similar innerds, intestines being the main one. I think I tasted the soup, but I just couldn't eat the intestines. I do have limits when it comes to food. One of the things I really liked were these chip like things made from green bean flour. They were covered in garlic and delicious.
After this, we went to another restaurant that served long, rectangular dumplings. Those were good as well. We dipped them in vinegar and chili oil (mixed together). She also ordered what ...
These last couple of weeks have consisted of me mostly studying. I have mid-semester exams later this week, so most of my time has been occupied with revising grammar patterns and trying to remember such useful characters such as one which means 'to harness (a river)'. It seems that you can never escape the parts of uni life that are not fun, wherever you are! I have a general class for two hours a day where we learn the bulk of our new vocabulary, and on ...
... fighting with each other. I was put in charge of filming all of the skits with a camera. All of the skits were actually a little funny. My favorite line from one of the skits: "Hey. I'm hungry. Do you wanna go to Starbucks?"
The morning's cultural class: Chinese paper cutting. After showing us a very trippy video animated with cut out ...
... angry they take it, it
means everything to them.
The food markets are really neat. They dry EVERY kind of fruit you
can think of…even kiwis and other kinds of fruit that have no english
names. It’s really a party for all your senses to shop in the
After visiting the wall, a couple of the people I met on the tour and
I went to the Silk market, since one of the guys needed to buy
... We nicknamed the dog Gou which is Mandarin for Dog and he became our guide for the rest of the hike stopping and turning around every now and again to make sure we were still behind him. He was a cool little dog. The hike up the mountain was eventful as it had started to drizzle but it was so totally worth it all even when we got our first glimpse of the Great Wall and we could see it getting closer and closer. We would stop every now and again to ...