The Royal Palace Hotel
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... Summer Palace is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces. The Summer Palace is mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and the Kunming Lake.
Longevity Hill is about 200 ft. high and has many buildings positioned in sequence. The front hill is rich with splendid halls and pavilions, while the back hill, in sharp contrast, is quiet with natural beauty.
The central Kunming Lake covering 540 acres was entirely man-made and the excavated soil was used ...
... out the eggplant dish that I've been dreaming about for the past 4 years. All of a sudden, a waitress puts down a dish and says, "eggplant." I gasped so loud that I made the other family at our table jump. This eggplant dish was my favorite dish on the last tour we did. If I had a chance, I requested it at every restaurant we went to. I tried for years to find a similar recipe at home, but with no success. I ate quite a bit of this eggplant along with many other things on that ...
... I barely recognized myself. I questioned if I was crazy.
The guy then trimmed my hair. He grabbed some gel and spike my hair. I did not like the spike, but I understood what he was going for.
I could not believe my new look. So odd to look at myself in the mirror.
Then I took the cab back with Natasha to school.
I brought some sandwiches at the bakery next to west ...
... a hot pot in China I think perfectly illustrates the absolute confusion (and hilarity) that is trying to do pretty anything in China.
There is a documentary that came out a few years ago called "God Grew Tired of Us" about the lost boys of Sudan. The movie follows a group of these boys as they make their way from Africa to their new homes in the United States. On the plane ride over they are all totally perplexed by the food offered. They ...
... however was that this ticket costs a minimum of around USD 300 each which really is a lot, especially when you're on a budget!
OPTION 2: We could get an overnight bus to the Chinese border town Erlian, then cross the border ourselves and catch a local daily train to UB. The issues with this one were that the bus arrives at 4am (border opens around 8), also the crossing is pretty messy what with having to cram into people's jeeps with all ...