Wan Nian Grand Hotel
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... more than normal background levels. So watch this space (and look up some of the countless Discovery Channel documentaries about it).
We had done a lot of sightseeing before we even reached the city, so over the next four days we explored the area within and around its vast walls. The first of these, the Big Goose Pagoda, is particularly important in Chinese history as it was constructed to hold some of the Buddhist texts brought back to Xi'an by a monk who ...
... doctor reluctantly gave me antibiotics and a legitimate splint.
Sunday started with being awakened and informed we were going to the mall in ten minutes. We wandered around aimlessly for about three hours. I think my family was trying to find father's day gifts, but I still don't really know. After the mall adventure my host student and I went over to a friend's house to have a music party. We met some really incredible musicians-they were only 15 but were ...
... br> After dinner we once again rolled ourselves out of the restaurant and for a walk down the Muslim street back to the van. We were running short on time in order to make it to the Big Wild Goose pagoda in time to see the fountain show. At first I was disappointed that we blew by the Drum and Bell towers as I had hoped to photograph them all lit up at night. I assumed that because I have seen the fountain show at the Bellagio in Vegas that I had ...
... to the school, Mr. Jack took Jamie, Kevin, and I to a hot pot dinner. Many of the Chinese teachers joined us. They ordered traditional Chinese foods for the table. There was pig feet, pig intestines, kelp, beef, chicken, lamb, soy, potato, cucumbers, and mushrooms. It was a true feast! After dinner we got to experience Chinese social life with the group. It was a wonderful night! ...
... whale passing through, and the Milky Way. We kept staring at it in amazement, like big kids that we are.
The following day, we made our best purchase yet! 2 tea bottles (that everyone seems to walk around with) and some 2-in-1 coffee sachets. Since then, we have not left a hostel without them, absolute life savers for some of the 5am wake up calls we have had.
We then boarded our flight to the Jiuzhaigou lakes (which we still can't ...