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I lay awake eyes still closed waiting for the inevitable alarm, having passed out perhaps one had not been set so I reluctantly left the electric blanket to check the time. It was 7.30am and time to get the day underway. Breakfast was included, it was a Chinese hotel for Chinese people so we ate rice porridge and pickles with dumplings, I enjoyed it, but it would not be my first choice, maybe about tenth choice. The road ...
... for the people as they do not drink the cow milk as we know it. We must say, it was absolutely delicious, but not in the early morning as it has a strong smell and taste! The next thing we ordered, beef grilled in yak oil. If somebody wants to try it, here is the description:
- Crispy oil: This is made from yak, cow or sheep’s milk. Traditionally, women warm up fresh milk and then transfer it to a wooden barrel. They beat the contents of the barrel ...
... trip, which meant we got
to feed the pandas in their cages in the morning (Great fun), and then clean
the cages out (Not so fun) – with a guided tour of the reserve in the
afternoon. Unfortunately we weren’t able to get too close to the little ones –
they are only handled by their specific keepers and are rotated with various
mother pandas every couple of hours so that they are kept as wild as possible ...
... http://www.chinaculture.org/gb/en_trav el/2003-09/24/content_34984.htm) to hike tomorrow. We just bought our bullet train tickets and it will be an all day affair. Doing a little blogging now and headed to bed early since I will be up at 6 am. Sure to have lots of good photos to share tomorrow.
A few random conveniences that Ive noticed that I particularly like about China:
- most all ...
I love them! Just check it out! How much does it really hurt to read a short post about minimalist living, being happier, and changing the world? :D
Today was a great day where everything just all of a sudden made sense. Where me being in China, taking a China's Environment class, taking Chinese language classes, being an environmental studies major hoping to pursue environmental international policy, fit perfectly.
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