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... wasn’t ours was so important to us, I said yes to the resolution that was opposing mine. It actually ended up passing and I was so happy with the way that things turned out that I didn’t even regret that my resolution wasn’t voted on or didn’t pass. After committee was over and we all said our goodbyes, we headed to the mall again for lunch. After lunch, we sat in closing ceremony for the ...
... is the largest public square in the world and can hold 1million people. I wasn't game to ask Jason about the events of 1989 and he didn't mention them in his explanations. We saw the big revolutionary statue in the distance but didn't have enough time to get a closer look. Our destination was the Forbidden City. We walked through several underpasses to cross the bustling, multilane roads (driving through the city was a hair raising ...
... incoherent...people dressed up in crazy face paint and elaborately colored robes dancing around the stage talking about this king who was invading the emporor's palace, then about some lady emporer who was really beautiful but who lived across the river then about some half god-half soldier guy. It was one hour long and there was a 10 minute intermission in the middle, by intermission we were wondering why on earth we paid $30 to sit ...
Celebrations Schedule and Traditions
The entire celebration totals about two weeks, with many people heading home in advance and countless celebrations leading up to the New Year. Preparations start a full week before New Year’s Eve. Each day has a special activity.
One week before the start of the New Year, everything in the household is cleaned. Curtains, beddings, dishes, floors, everything. The idea is to get rid of last ...
... me with my bags, gave me a handshake, and told me to follow him (in Chinese -- he didn't speak much English). We walked down an alleyway until we got to a small courtyard hemmed in by apartment buildings, all roughly five stories high. He slapped the Chinese symbols near his door. "Shi liu," he told me. Sixteen.
We walked up the stairs to his apartment, and as soon as I got in the door an exotic smell hit my nose, coming from the kitchen. The setup was small, ...