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... It provided a nice sense of disconnection from modern day technology in return for a leisurely speed and a true immersion in the surroundings.
Finally, at the end of the trip, we went to the Summer Palace. In Winter. When the beautiful lake there was frozen. Still, it was an amazing sight, following a classic formula of grand palaces on amazing backdrops. We went out on a bridge that goes out into a small part of the lake. Although the Palace ...
... to read the artists' statements about why they created their works.
In the other rooms on the floor, there was a barbershop inspired space with white fabrics covering the walls. For the others, there were rooms with interesting items like bones with beauty products part on them.
Elaine had to leave early.
The short Laura called us and told us to check out the other building because it had vintage furniture. I dashed to see it ...
... br> Heading towards the Tiananmen Tower with the huge
photo of Chairman Mao... still guarded by stoney faced soldiers every few
metres.. past the Chinese National flag hoisted on sunrise daily .. we go
through the first entry for The Forbidden City..
Hope Mr Putin doesn't want to sight see there
The Forbidden City is enormous... as the word
implies.. over 74 hectares in size..all surrounded my ...
... I may go back for some of more of this untraditional Chinese treatment.
A NIGHT OUT ON THE TOWN
One of the great things about teaching here in Beijing is that there is a tight expat community and at my school in particular, small pockets of friendships emerge. To celebrate the 40th birthday of my new friend Annie from the Philippines, my Aussie friend Kyle and our British friend from Yorkshire, Richard, and I went to the Solana ...
... the chicken pox so our Adviser Michelle thought it would be better if we still didn’t expose ourselves to it although we did get the vaccinations.
After heading into the first house and running into the kids we all begun to play with them. One of the girls instantly came to me. From what they told us she was a clinger so she liked for people standing up to pick her up. After playing with the kids for maybe 40 minutes it was there nap ...