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... step over with their right foot and men with their left! Next we went to a genuine street market. Everyone out for their Sunday constitutional with lots of food shops and a real squash. Usual smells and vistas. Then off to Eling Park where the wartime British Embassy is now a car park. The guide pointed out the spot where Madam Chiang took her early morning tea but interestingly not Chiang Kaishek's home. Guess he's not that popular these days! ...
... After meeting our guide Johnny, he took us to Dolce & Gabana in the basement, which had a grocery store. Prices were really high. A package of cherries was $16.00. The wines were upwards of $40.00 or more but we found one that was on sale, two bottles for the price of one. We shared with Thomas so it worked out okay.
Off to the ship we go. We had to carry our carry ons down 79 steps, little cement steps with ...
... There was a huge "Airport Buffet" restaurant that caters to large groups and we once again had a lazy-susan meal with many dishes. Fried rice, eggdrop soup, noodle soup, duck, chicken with vegetables, beef with bok choy, celery with squid, asparagus with chicken, egg foo yung, watermelon, and pound cake. All of it was very good!
Next off to the hotel! We are staying at the Sheraton and it is a gorgeous hotel! The lobby has revolving doors that have ...
... salamis, chicken and fish, as well as a large assortment of vegetables including mushrooms, cauliflower, carrots and cabbage. With your chopsticks, you place a piece of meat or vegetable into the Hot pot to cook. Once it's been there for about 5 minutes, it should be ready to take out and dip into your sauce concoction. Wait a minute til it cools, and eat. It was such an incredible meal.
It is one of those essential ...
... up of sorts. He told me she was a teacher, and I assumed she was in her 20s. She's tall, fit, sporty, attractive, yet has a squeaky voice that reminds me Alvin the Chipmunk. She was sporting completely casual, sporty clothing as if she just returned from a basketball game. Zhang Xu asked me to guess how old she was--I guessed 23, 24--and they both began to laugh and she said she was 17. My heart instantly dropped and I was a little freaked out at this; I told Zhang Xu ...
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