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... one point during a war was attacked and raided a huge statue made of pure golden was stolen and hasn't been found yet. While we walked around the place one place I was particularly excited about seeing was the top of the buildings. Sure most of the kids didn't want to but tagged a longed. As we handed our tickets and stood in front of the entrance I was pleased to see that we had a lot of stairs to climb. Me happy seeing stairs? Sounds fake right but I saw this as a chance to ...
... box with you to China, via Malaysia.
3) In Beijing, find a post office. There should be absolutely no English language signage in the post office, and no one there should speak any English.
4) Do not speak any Chinese. If any members of your party speak Chinese – young children, for example - they should refuse to assist you during the exercise.
5) Using ...
... and was about to dash out of the store, but the seller stopped me. She asked me what I wanted. I responded with eighty. She refused my price, so I left. I was not going to buy them until she was shouting for me about taking my deal. Karena persuaded me that that was a great price.
When I was shopping for a scarf, at a different store, I found a red one. The woman wanted over two-hundred fifty for it. I straight out refused and was heading toward the exit until ...
... kids all waved and got so excited when we waved back! Just a little extra fun!
The Lake: Let's just say, I really wish I could have been an emperor or princess. These people were living it up with their own private lake surrounded by multiple palaces.
Next Stop: The Forbidden City! Hello sunburn, but hello history! This is where most of the emperors did their foreign relations work. I could not believe how huge the entire complex was!
Today has been a long day and it's only 4 pm. A long and extremely interesting day; a stimulus/sensory overload. We walked past emperors' palaces, to impoverished shanty courtyard neighborhoods, then back again to Confucian temples where the brightest of the bright studied and taught, then to come full circle, we finished in the Hutongs of Beijing where everything from green bean pancakes to YingJing beer is within grasp (literally).
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