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... had a lovely meal of tomato and scrambled egg; leafy greens; and rice with cooked dried bacon and spring onion. The lady picked fresh star fruit off the tree for us and showed us the "black' chickens (actually chickens with white feathers, but with black skin and flesh).
We then drove to the tiny town of Changsha, which had stunning architecture alongside the river.
We found the ...
We went to the Chen Clan Academy this mornng, stunning architecture. This was a temple built by the Chen family members where their youngsters could come and study for their examinations. A fabulous building going 3 courtyards back. There was a lovely museum with a reconstruction of a Guangzhou house and artworks.
... with a little park by the river. We had lunch in a the delightful "Orient Express" French Restaurant where the staff were lovely and helpful. Two old carriages have been made into dining cars. Weather permitting we plan to return for an evening meal during our stay.
An excellent first day in Guangzhou, in the old Cantonese region.
... waiting, although a few more arrived while I was there. One thing I noticed is that the nurses still wear the little white caps with the black stripe. We waited 15 minutes for the results then brought the x-rays back to the doctor’s office where he met with me immediately and explained the problem. I have 2 blocked sinus passages which is good news and should be easy to treat, although he did warn me it will probably be a chronic problem while I’m ...
... knots. There, we were educated in a number of things. There was a bit more singing and chanting than what I’d prefer, but, a free seminar is a free seminar.
Afterwards, after the tea, the same people then turned our attention to traditional Chinese knots. Chinese knots are what I’d describe as ornaments composed mainly of red string and assorted beads. Perhaps not as interesting as the tea, it was however nice to work with your hands. I myself could not ...