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... like the restaurant of the third son. We had another large meal of traditional dim sum. I am not going to describe each dish individually as there were varieties of similar dishes. We had some barbeque beef skewers, pork, lamb and beef dumplings, cold and hot sweet rice, rice soup and of course my nemesis, Tofu. We enjoyed everything, especially the dumplings which were filled with meat and hot broth. It became a game to see if anyone could pick ...
... members of the imperial guard), even with the distraction of ride tourists trying to push you out of the way to hog the spot for their photos. I also attempted to get out to Luoyang (one of the ancient capitals) and Shaolin, of Shaolin monk fame. And as you can guess, this turned I to an epic fail. From my hostel I headed to the train station to discover I was a day early. Do to the language issue, I apparently bought a ticket for the wrong day. So, ...
... summer, 2012, I informed Donna that I absolutely must travel and she's welcome to join as long as she doesn't harass me too much about being clean and tidy. She agreed to travel but made no promises about the harassment.
I'd never really thought about the purpose of travelling in any depth but now that we've spent ten weeks on the road I can report there are three aspects that are justifying the trip.
... She mezmorized everyone as she brought the history of Xian and the 4 main dynasties to life in her renditions of history.
After the Art Museum, we headed to a Terra-Cotta (TC hereafter) factory. Here, like the other “factory” tours, someone walked us through the entire process behind the making of TC figures. And then, of course, lead us to a shop to purchase that and other things. After some pictures outside in ...
... face the whole way down- even on the steepest parts.
More and more students decided to go. All in all, 11 students and 3 chaperones.
Ms. Mee stayed with our friends and translators Yiko and He (Hugh) and 16 students. Shout out to her because she didn't think she'd make it up the mountain, but she did it!!
We are SO proud of our chaperones :)
The trek down: It was steep. Some parts were really steep. There were a lot ...