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... bargaining skills and go the USB at a low price. Some time later, Natasha looked for speakers while i looked around at whatever I saw.
I saw some pretty scrolls. The sellers came out and told me the price. I said no. Then she asked my price. After I told her , she tried to cheat me.
"These are at yoru price." She pointed at some lousy quality ones. Then she pointed at the ones i wanted, "These are made with silk."
... about. I kept the ducks birth/death certificate as a souvenir. For that restaurant they track every duck from birth to its inevitable death. I was told that it is only about 45 days, which I thought was incredible, possibly some growth hormones going on there.
If you go to Beijing, give yourself about a week if you want to see all the sites. It is just too much of a rush to try and see them all in a weekend, pretty much impossible.
Beijing I shall return.
... just how many white people were still on the wall and decided to make an exception for the 50 people or so who were still up with us. We were all pretty dead at this point after a 9-5 day of hiking and happily caught a minibus then commuter bus back to Beijing. Pizza and coke after a bad breakfast and no lunch hit the spot even if the pizza was pretty bad. We're all looking forward to a relaxing day tomorrow. Maybe even a movie if we can track down an English language ...
Today is my last day in Beijing and although I don't want to miss anything I don't feel any particular desire to spend the day sightseeing given my massive day yesterday. Nevertheless, I walk down to Tiananman Square with the intention of visiting Mao's Mausoleum but soon discover I lack both the energy and interest to stand in line for ...
... were softened only by a distant circular pagoda surrounded by high walls which one could only admire up close after a hefty entrance fee.
But the evening ensured that the day did not end in an anticlimax. Together with their friend Stefan, a professional chef, Dawn and Philip led us to a vegetarian restaurant a short walk from their flat which specialised in 'fake meat'. Made from various incarnations of tofu and seitan, we feasted on a spread of dishes that tasted as close to ...