Super 8 (Beijing Daxing Huangcun)
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After walking through the green areas, we finally got to the Temple of Heaven, which was so beautiful. The colors that ancient Chinese architecture uses is so bright and beautiful. I loved it. We got a lot of time to walk around and look at different parts of the grounds. The emperor would go through a series of places on his worship, and Wei walked us through the process. There is an area that the emperor would stand on and ...
... guy who is completely in appropriate. In this case the Italian, American. He told us all about how great couch surfing is. Fine, but then he told us all about his buddy who had been on couchsafing and gotten invited to a "****bang" … Honestly, people like this really rage me… its like, your sitting with a group of strangers, STRANGERS just because we are all here doesn't mean we want to hear about you or your mates strange hobbies. I don't ...
Fred had the black and white burger at McDonalds (don’t shame him – it’s okay to eat there if it’s a unique menu item)! One is a pork burger and the other is beef, and the black bun is made with squid ink. Fred said it tastes the same, but then again I probably shouldn’t take the word of a newly converted carnivore.
As an ever growing school, we are always in a constant need for teachers. And now we are in an even more desperate need for teachers with the opening of new classes and new branches everywhere. So we get a steady supply of interns from Beijing. As the previous coordinator of this group I accompanied the new coordinator to Beijing to help him bring back these new teachers that would come stay with us for 6 months to a year. Beijing in all it's glory is indeed a fantastic place. But as ...
... and we headed for an outside street eating stalls that we had seen on our way to the Forbidden City that had some edible really interesting street food without creepy crawlies and enjoyed some of the tasty local food hoping we would be alive in the morning. We told them the Aussies (Jack & Chris) about the amazing duck dinner we had at Da Dong the night before and they asked us if we would join them tomorrow night to go and have a duck with them and we gladly ...
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