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... no English menus and certainly no McDonalds), Catching the local buses hasn't been too hard as you just stand on the road to where you want to go and flag one down as it passes. Managed always to get where I wanted to go, and back. And have always found something to eat although at times I was not sure what it was After my bike ride with the hostel owner he cooked dinner - rice and duck. I wasn't too sure about the duck and even less sure when he told me it was duck ...
... The original tower was built in AD 223 but the one I saw was a reconstruction - built in 1980. It has actually been reconstructed many times so who knows if it still resembles the original. Looked good though. The magical dancing crane, immortalised in the poetry of Cui Hao, has long since flown though. Passed by a couple of temples on my ...
... would show me where to get off and get another bus to the station. And that's what I did - all for 50cents. And made the train connection with an hour to spare. Only standing room on the train. Luckily it was only 2 hours on a fast train and I could sit on my backpack in the cafe area. Then set out to find my hostel - that took another hour. Maps here are not good and asking for directions is a real hit and miss ...
... river mist, disappearing into the never-ending horizon. And a very beautiful little poem it is too. Wen, my friend, has been teaching me Chinese through the repetition of very difficult texts, the idea being that if I'll understand it one day. So this poem was a bit of light relief. The best part was that a painter who we had seen painting a huge painting of a swimming carp inside the teahouse was sitting next to us having his lunch as we recited the ...
... There were literally TONs of
musical instruments, the coffins of 21 young women, and utensils which included
bronze jars that held 700 liters of wine each! The most impressive instruments
were the bronze chime bells. They were very well designed and represent
perfectly pitched C scale and had instructions for their play engraved right on
the bells. We went to a concert there that used some replica bells, but ...