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... Plus, ever time I sit down I fall asleep so I miss a lot:) maybe I am not getting enough protein...I continue to juggle with the food issue, but so far have not had to make the bus do an emergency put stop! Anyway, the gardens are absolutely beautiful and I did learn that carvings of animals that are sitting are night protectors and standing ones are daytime. Great trivia fact:) we saw the tomb of the emperor and his two empresses and it ...
... not feel like going.
After class, I went to 7-eleven to buy a rice ball. I was not that hungry. Then I returned to my room to work on my paper, which I did not get that much done. I just wasted time listening to music instead.
Later, I came knocking on Sara's door. Mohini was there too. We talked and then Mohini and I went to eat dinner at S*** over Rice. It was my first time eating a meal with Mohini in a while. We were so busy for ...
... his new camera there but fortunately it was noticed before
we drove away. Not the first time he has left a camera behind on
this trip but no losses so far.From the tea house we drove into a two way street which was full of
traffic coming our way, using both sides of the road and not giving
an inch to let us through. After lots of tooting, finally we
squeezed through using both sides of the road.The Summer Palace was our next stop, built for the ...
... had 12 dishes and 2 big salmon salads (too big!) for just under £6 each (this spending was justified by the cheap street food we have had for 2 previous meals the previous days!) All shattered from our long hard day of shopping, we had a pretty early night, our last night in Beijing! The next morning was spent frantically packing, trying to fit everything in. I had to get rid of my £4 fur-lined jumper from Hanoi and my £3.50 snow boots (both a necessity for Harbin but ...
... feast, where we sampled many of the local dishes washed down with Tsing Tao beer and green tea.
After lunch, we were back on the bus and off to visit the Temple of Heaven, where the emperor would pray for a good harvest. We could see many opulently furnished rooms with jade statues and carvings; we could look into the rooms but not actually go inside. The heat was pretty oppressive and a lot of people in our ...