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... Then off to Jinli street which is another tourist street
of rebuilt old Chinese architecture but in a different time period. It was
very nice with more stalls but also more food. There were potato rings like at
home except these were dipped in chilli powder. Also there were several shops
selling cooked rabbits heads. These looked terrible and I can't imagine them
tasting very good at all!
... was way way bigger than anything I had ever felt before. In classical physics there are two kinds of waves. The first is the kind of wave most people think of and results when you hold a slack rope and give it a little whip and the wave snakes down the rope. The second is how sound is transmitted and can be thought of as when a slinky is lying horizontally, you then quickly push the slinky in towards its self, then a scrunched up portion of the slinky flows along its self. ...
... juice, etc.
After we had dinner together, we ended up going to a tea house and had our own room. Some of Dale's friends played a very typical Chinese game called Ma Jiang. I don't know how to explain the game because after many rounds of watching, I couldn't understand the strategy but that's okay. One of Dale's friends, Dale, Felicity and I played poker, blackjack and go fish. I taught them how to play each game ...
... on Monday. Who can run fast wearing a blazer and ...
Finally we finished up our semi-successful shopping day and headed back to the hostel to retrieve our bags from the storage room and take the bus to the train station. We took the night train to Xian and arrived around noon the next day. After reading horror stories on blogs about night trains in China with people standing and sleeping everywhere we have been pleasantly surprised as there aren't any extra people in the sleeper cars and we've found it quite easy to catch some ...