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Dear family and friends,
I may have a window to write in this blog. I am in the hallway at Beijing Royal High School in Beijing. This is the best place for WIFI access and there are kids lining the wall trying to chat with friends and family. I may get kicked off but I will try to at least write.
We spent our last night in Shandong and got up early, at 5:45 am to catch a bullet ...
... hacky sack, and almost everything else. The traditional hacky sack is made of metal rings that look like tin coins (for weight) and feathers (for flight) protruding out of the top.
Were then invited to our partners home, or we were taken to a restaurant with the other family members. I was picked up in a Cadillac, which would cost a lot more here in China due to the import tax. I can only share my personal ...
7:30 am came early this morning. Since China is 13 hours ahead and has only one time zone, the time change takes about 4 or 5 days to adapt to. Given the fact that only Rodrigo and Sam got up for Taichi, I think we have all adjusted. I just happened to wake up at 7:15 to go downstairs for Taichi.
We learned about using your opponents weight against them. It is a lot like my background in ...
... sweet, Sichuan- hot chili peppers and garlic, Zhejiang-Fresh, not greasy, fish and dimsum, and Hunan-Hot and spicy.
Of course, all most all of these cuisines can be found in most provinces and have influenced each other over time. So the next time you eat Chinese, unless you are eating at a buffet, pay attention to what you are eating. :)
P.S. The Chinese would not like PF Chang or Peiwei; the sweetness would make them sick.
Next, we learned how to make paper cuts. This process takes patience and time. To complete a small paper cut (greeting card size), it takes about 8 hours. Some of the larger poster-sized paper cuts take about 3 days ( 8 hours each day). We were able to cut and create the character for happiness, which is "xi."
Chinese wood block prints look easy to do, but require the following steps: Roll a ...