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... wild rice stems are grown as a vegetable and tasted also very good. Lotus roots or Lián'ǒu (莲藕) has a crunchy texture with sweet-tangy flavors. Brasenia or chúncài (莼菜) is another edible aquatic plant that was cultivated in China and Japan as vegetable. It tasted good together with pork, chicken and lake fish. Shui Qin tasted a little like celery but with stronger flavor.
I think that we made new friends. That was a ...
... and grace, I headed over to the
infamous wedding clothing area of all China; Tiger Hill. This journey wasn’t as
easy as some would expect, but it only attests to the Chinese people’s
willingness to help those in need. You see, I was trying to find a particular
shop where I could pick up a full tuxedo (including shirt) for 130RMB (approx.
£13). In any case, with a little help from some strangers whose English level
was standing at a firm zero, I was ...
Not totally prepared for what was around the corner we had imagined a day of strolling around the gardens and temples but this is not how our day would turn out. As you leave the train terminal you are confronted by a mass of locals screaming at you trying to sell you tours to see all the gardens. As we make it to the upper level thinking we have survived the mass there waiting at the top of the stairs stand more locals beaming with enthusiastic ...
... pick up a large piece of silk stretching it like a spider web until it reaches a certain size, lay it on top of the last and repeat. They are creating the inside of a silk quilt; zipped bags that you and I see in stores holding comforters and such sit on the floor ready to be sold in the factory market place. After looking at the beautiful sheets and quilt covers (deciding not to buy here) we leave our guide who is still smiling and exit the ...