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... until the precise minute. Once on the train we are immediately taken by the newness of it and are welcomed with cup of tea and coffee from our attendant. As you leave UB you are soon into the sparseness of the Mongolian Steppes. We soon realise UB was actually surrounded by a low mountain range. As we cross the range we start to enter the Gobi dsesert. This is not a desert in 'Sahara' terms, it's more Arizona and Death Valley. Gers and the occasional camel ...
... a rose tea, and I got a wolfberry tea
o The teas were not anything special, but the rose tea had a nice sweetness to it.
· My android was not able to connect to the wifi, so I was somewhat concerned of whether it was the tablet itself, of the restaurant trying to trick me.
· Next, we continued on our way west through the remaining portion ...
... were joking. And so under chairman Mao s portrait and into the Forbidden city. What a scale of buildings! Again around the 1400s and I'm told completed in 14 years , very impressive feat. Feel quite guilty when your not blown away with another building and another building but just sit and soak it all up. Incredible. Several hours later we are in a Silk factory. Taught the whole process from cocoon to ...
... actually it could have been better had someone brought champagne or bi jiao..)!
Here is Yan Chi setting up and climbing into his bed for the night. At first, I tried to sleep sitting up with my back against the wall because I was being a priss. I lasted for about 40 minutes but then switched to Yan Chi’s position because I felt bugs crawling on my back ughhh! Also, my asian ass (or lack ...
... however, is a slightly upscale Chinese area, with endless restaurants, cafes, businesses and apartment complexes. Mainly it feels more Chinese than Wudaokou or the Beida apartments, simply because I have seen fewer foreigners there.
The first noticeable thing about the Chaoshifa was the array of vegetables: huge leeks, endless bags of green everything and products both fresh and wrapped in plastic. After getting baskets, we mulled around, loading up with ...