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... but they’re so slippery that I couldn’t pick them up for a solid minute. I think everyone knows that I’m not a picky eater but jeez.. I’m surprised with how picky people are. People couldn’t get over the fact that having hot water at the table is like our equivalent of having ice water. I felt like I was in Mulan with the tea pots and little cups.
We headed back to the hotel after the Dirt Market and lunch and all of us were soo tired. ...
... for international relations, not so much for the plebeians. After an hour of waiting in an unseasonably warm throng of people, our group voted to leave. Instead the guides offered to take us to the Temple of Heaven later in the day.
We proceeded out to find a suitable location to meet our bus. As we walked through some neighborhoods the small restaurants were getting ready for lunch service. The menu ...
... I mean SHOVE like you’re playing rugby! It caught me off guard and I turned and screamed like a ***** in someone’s face... but they did not even flinch...like it was normal?! Anyway, you know how they say if you can’t beat’em, join ‘em? Well, we really didn’t want to, but we had no choice as we were basically herded into the bus. Also, KUDOS to the boys who acted as ...
... tourists and the old man arguing. Anyway, feel free to look at pictures!
For most of the first week we were here, we went to a landmark during a day and we had a history class during the afternoon. On Tuesday our group went to the Temple of Heaven. Built during the Ming Dynasty this is another magnificent structure worth seeing!
On Wednesday, there was about 6 inches of snow on the ground. Because Beijing is in the Northern part ...
... and shoulder expression I conveyed the message "ooohh, really?....I see, but what can I do now?". I didn't wanted to face the moment the officer would have "conveyed" me the message "I don't care, you can not enter the country". So I went to the Italian Embassy. I was expecting some complicated solution (and I sincerely hated the idea of changing my passport during the trip). The Embassy officer took my passport and disappeared ...
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