Oak Chateau Beijing
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... Ogden being the exception of course... Haha). I spent some time on school work and was once again very grateful to have the ability to have a transient classroom.
My friend Ian set me up with his friend Flo From Germany so I am couchsurfing at his place while I'm in Beijing. He lives in an older area where there are hutongs, alleyways with teahouses, everywhere. It's exactly what I was hoping to find here, so I'm off to explore those, the Forbidden City and some temples ...
The air was much better today so I got a relatively early start and headed to the Temple of Heaven. The park was huge and all the buildings were definitely impressive, but I think I may have overdosed on variations on the theme of Imperial Palace. So I headed over to the Lama Temple thinking that would be a nice change of motif. Little did I know that the Lama Temple was originally an ... Imperial Palace! Wheee! But it was actually fantastic. ...
... with their hosts in the coming days. The
next class for the girls, Chinese Art. Learning the fine skill of the beautiful
art form of Chinese Calligraphy. All the girls enjoyed learning this new skill,
and eagerly displayed their artwork. Lunchtime was spent partnered with each of
their buddies, enjoying their traditional meals of rice, dumplings, vegetables
and bananas. Free time followed, with games of basketball ...
... back to Beijing on Sunday.
I'm all packed and ready to go. Ada should be here in about 30 minutes or so. I think she needs to go see Guo for a bit, but we need to be at the train station an hour ahead of time, so we won't have too long before we need to leave.
Separate from the normal excitement of going to a new place and all the cool things we're going to see and do...I'm looking forward to a real bed and a real shower! :)
Oh, and I'm curious to see how ...
... use throughout the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Located at the Olympic Green, the stadium cost US$423 million. The design was awarded to a submission from the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron in April 2003 after a bidding process that included 13 final submissions. ...