The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel
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"A book tight shut, is but a block of paper." Chinese Proverb Daily Schedule: 8:00 am - 10:50 am Chinese language class 1:30 pm - Paper cutting 5:30 pm - Dinner at Laker's Weather: the high for today was 82 degrees. It was warm in the afternoon but still unseasonably cool. Reminders: Don't drink tap water or brush your teeth with tap water. Don't mistake machines that spin your clothes for a dryer. Chinese Paper cuts or Jianzhi ...
... the exit, not the entrance, so it was a long walk round. The Forbidden City was really cool, we got an automatic audio guide with GPS, apart from the woman kept getting annoyed with us and wouldn't speak to us for ages at times, when we didn't go where she wanted us to. Would definitely recommend the audio guide or a human guide, lots to see and some very interesting stuff. We then went to Jingshan park for great views over the city. The park was ...
... skills while in prison and volunteered to cure the commoners around him. After he was released he has turned over a new leaf and he is already a commoner in Communist China. . Here is a picture of one of the treasures that he has sold away. And you have his imperial seals here which has has carried with him throughout his exile.
Following the exhibit, ...
... It started of being a birthday present for the emperors mother and it gradually got bigger. The palace is 290 hectares with a man made lake. We went back to the subway station on a tuktuk. We hopped of in a busy street, we had skin and bones for tea. We bought a SPICY duck on the street too. We were walking down a street full of shops with junk or cakes.
Today was an early start. We woke up at 6.30 and had to be out of the ...
... is repetition. The teachers must think very highly of the power of repetition, because we spend hours a week reciting the new words, and then the text in our book, until we can recite the 400 or so words just about by heart. It is coming in handy at the moment, though, as I revise the 12 lessons we have covered, because re-reading these texts again is almost like opening a file from a filing cabinet-- I thought I had forgotten it, but it has come back. Hopefully ...