Shanxi Mansion Hotel
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... the Forbidden City, which served as home of emperors for almost 500 years as the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. The last stop was the Temple of Heaven, a complex of religious buildings visited by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven.
After the tourist visits we have had the most delicious food in all types ...
... Korean places I usually go to were full. So, I decided to try the Korean place next to Asian Fusion. I chose to get my typical basic Korean dish with rice and veggie in a stir pot. (Wow, I am slowly turning into Bethany since she loves to eat that every week).
When I was paying, I misunderstood what the cashier said. I thought he said ten until I realized he said fifteen yuan. My Chinese is slowly getting better.
I then returned to my room to do some other homework. ...
... with pieces of material held in their hands, and a jungle gym for geriatrics. Bloody hell these old folks not only put put oldies to shame but a lot of what they were doing I wouldn't be flexible enough to do. There is no wonder Chinese people are so fit and health and unlike so many Westerners very athletic in stature. It is ver rare to see an overweight, let alone, obese Chinese person. If countries such as New Zealand and the UK got their populations ...
... The glass should become scratched up without doing
any damage to the jade. This is because jade is almost as hard as
diamonds and (I presume) is the reason it is so valuable. 3) When
real jade is tapped, it should have a higher pitched frequency than
when fake jade is tapped. There were quite a few nice pieces of jade
throughout the factory, but they were all quite expensive. A small
pendant was about $120. Everything else was even more ...
... evening a lone Lithuanian traveller we'd met dragged us to the Olympic Stadium to see the Water Cube and the Bird's Nest lit up at night. It was wicked to see these colossal buildings in real life after seeing them on the TV screen during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The next day we took it easy by only going to one site, getting a peak into the lives of the people of ancient China by visiting Beijing's best-preserved hutongs. Hutongs are ...