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Had a lazy day today staying around the Hotel Indigo. We walked down Zhongshan Lu and had lunch at Aijsen Ramen, one of our favourite Japanese restaurant chains. We then wandered back to the hotel and had afternoon tea sitting up in the restaurant area overlooking the harbour and Gulangyu Island, unfortunately not warm or nice enough to sit outside.
We took a 30 minute taxi ride out to the Jimei Educational Village, a suburb of Xiamen with a lovely university campus and more colonial buildings.
Came back to the harbour area of Xiamen and wandered down Zhonghsan Lu Walking Street and then took a detour through little market areas. Met a lovely Chinese girl and her brother at the Church, where a Chinese Christian wedding ceremony was just about to begin.
... of longevity.Our next stop a short drive away was at a Tong'An Buddhist temple which had some stunning buildings with gorgeous wooden carvings and great Buddhas and associated warriors. As we were leaving the temple we saw calligraphers painting red signs for Chines New Year which is in a weeks time. They insisted on us having 3 and having our photo taken with kids. Meanwhile our guide was going scatty as we were the last people and we were ...
We left the Indigo Hotel and caught a taxi to the cable car. This was really funny as no-one in Xiamen seems to know they have a cable car here but we had seen it from the road. We eventually found it. It was a beautiful day and the views were stunning. We then went for a lovely wak around the Botanical Gardens.
... her to come to the Catholic church with us and then we all spent the whole day together.
We saw the Catholic church and large Taoist Temple, but didn't go inside. We stopped at a chocolate cafe for hot chocolate and then went to the Bright Moon Garden. The weather was a bit overcast today and not as bright and sunny as yesterday. We stopped at a cafe ...