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... entered into the Forbidden City. Gosh, was that a walk! The Forbidden City is huge! HUGE! The distance is one thirsty one. Hahaha, yeah because the temperature was in the highs today it was easy to get dehydrated. Advise to consider: if you are planning on touring a country during high temperatures, always carry water with you! Enough water. You will need it.
The Temple of Heaven is not considered a temple anymore. ...
... food. I brought a drink, which I had no idea what it was until I tasted. It was lychee flavor and it was so sweet.
After shopping, I went to a small shop under the Princess Dorm on campus. I found a small bag with Chanel design. Didn't buy anything.
I went to the library to find some books for my Silk Road trip. The woman in charge of the library was nice to help me find things.
I was running off ...
... where they had ended up.
While the original Summer Palace was almost totally destroyed by Anglo-French forces in the 1860s to force trade agreements, it has been wonderfully restored to its former glory and is now enjoyed by everyone.
Walking around the park area is well worth the time, particularly at this time of the year with the trees in blossom. The many bridges are also lovely ...
... is mortally afraid of them, so I think he's not got much chance. Mind you as Kristina is off to work for 2 years in Africa it might help her to face that fear.
I also took a walk around the outskirts of the forbidden city, very different without the crowds I was with on my last visit.
Off to see the Great Wall tomorrow, hope it is nice and clear as it was fog bound on my last ...
... few games you can play. Scrabble, cards and more. Also, has free WI-fi. There is a big comfy couch and chairs with a coffee table so if you choose to sit there you have a place for a lap-top or food. The breakfast served is American. I always get two sunny side eggs with potatoes and bacon. My favorite part of this American breakfast is that it comes with pancakes or french toast. Mmmm the french toast with bananas that's my meal. The meal is about 28.00 RMB equals to ...
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