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... the city in a town called Shunyi.
My first meal in China was...... Italian :) We ordered delivery from a place that Casey knows about and I will say it was actually pretty good.
Everyone that I have met at ISB is really nice and welcoming. The school is huge! The building houses all grades and so you can imagine it is a little overwhelming to find my way around.
The weather is cold, but the sun has been out the past few days. I only saw ...
... to a bar called Vics where the alcohol made us all depressed so I went home pretty early.
The next day we went to Tiennaman Square and The forbidden city. It was freezing and we were exhausted so it was a bit of a flop, but being in the square was cool, and the forbidden city is really … really.. big, and very very pretty. It would probably be worth getting a tour just to understand it a bit more, but it was cold and we had limited time. ...
... from the Warring States Period (476 BC - 221 BC) to Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
The afternoon included a tour through a "Cloisonne Market". Here, we also had a wonderful lunch.
Cloisonne is a unique art form that originated in Beijing during the Yuan Dynasty (1271 - 1368). In the period titled 'Jingtai' during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), the emperor who was very much interested in ...
... built for the Beijing Olympics, and is spacious (it currently is the 2nd largest terminal in the world), very modern, beautiful, and, last time I visited, there were information desks that were easy to spot. This trip, however, I flew into terminal 2 rather expecting it to be like terminal 3. For those of you who do not know, at many airports outside of the US, you can pay a small fee and leave your bags at ...
... glasses of vino!!) and Lou, thank you for your lovely message today too, fab to hear from you & definitely speak at the weekend.
Mr Feather - thank you for your comments too ;)
P.s My Trousers are not like you woould get from a UK market and are far better quality than Primark... That hurt just typing it in here. Tracy is quietly dying in the corner now lol....