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... area is the Temple of Heaven which is a small pretty structure. We were told that it had the characteristic symbols of Heaven by being both round and blue.
By the time we got back to the hotel dad and I were pretty weary. Not particularly hungry we just went to Starbucks for a sandwich and some Chinese tea.
... was live scorpions on a stick! Literally 5 scorpions on a kebab stick wiggling around! As we walked through the food street with the disgusting stench of the famous pork poo intestine lingering everywhere (either that or the cyclo driver was following us) we was also offered another variety of foods. Frog, snail, cat, dog and a flattened pigs face that looked like a mix between a Percy pig and a loony tune cartoon that had been run over by a steam roller. ...
... In some sections it was as if one was rock climbing (and you think I exaggerate). After exploring the wall we got to ride a toboggan down, then we went and grabbed a nice lunch of duck at a local restaurant. Afterwards we set out for the Bird's Nest. This Olympic stadium was a site to see as well. The seats were colored to look like rising flames, and could seat around 91,000 people. The track was huge as well, having 9 lines. After we looked through the VIP lounges and what not ...
... woke me, because I didn‘t want to miss flying into Mongolia for the world.
And man was it worth it. The view was just stunning and so not what one would expect (although it should be said I wasn’t expecting anything in the first place). Just the open and endless plains of the steppe in the light of the rising sun. Absolutely breathtaking. I hope the pictures ice some sort of feeling for what I mean, but it really can't ...
... to hold my own for the most part, there were a few times where I had to ask again or say, "I heard but didn't understand." My first class was not until 11:25. The class was Chinese history and in class we did introductions. Then the teacher gave the class an overview of his life. He was born in Massachusetts, had boarding school in Florida, went to Boston University for a semester of med( didn't like it), so he went to Minnesota ...