Xin Jiang Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... over prices. It was definitely an exhilarating experience. Of course I could not resist buying a few things! After all of this we worked up an appetite. We went to a restaurant where we had Peking Duck. Eating duck with pancakes, cucumber, onions, and sauce was definitely a highlight in terms of food. The more bites I took the more I wanted to eat. After all of this we did some walking and then the jet lag set in. I am off to bed, looking forward to tomorrow's ...
... and learning from others. He had an encyclopedia made of all his books - over 20,000! Really did some amazing things. But his son, who succeeded him, was somewhat jealous, burned the fleet and all their logs, and was the one who closed the doors on China, and they stayed closed to the rest of the world until the early 1900s, which meant that China missed out on some of the developments elsewhere in the world and descended more into poverty. Not very ...
... much of the sessions on their iPhones. And, of course, I am constantly posing for pictures with the participants before and after each session. Yesterday they were a little shy to get up to conduct, and we had to twist some arms. Today I went armed with Bernstein CD’s and started giving them to everyone that would come up to conduct. Suffice to say, we no longer have a shortage of volunteers!
A little over a year has passed since ...
... dedicated to the Emperors Court. I have taken many pictures but unlessI upload them to my I Pad
or take them with my I Pad, I can't show them to you.
i have forgotten where we ate but every day we have a great Chinese Meal.
That night we went to see the Opera. It was such a different experience. We had gone to the Opera School in the afternoon, giving us a glimpse of the make-up and costumes.
... about playing football for an eleven a side team. The Beijing Barbarians is the team name with a squad of 35 in total. So getting into this team is slim pickings. I had not played a full game of competitive football since march so i was so nervous. Before i tell you how it went, i have to tell you about the taxi ride too the football ground. Me and two friends who are also school teachers at Kim's school, grabbed the first taxi we could. Now ...
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