Grand Metropark Hotel
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... Shona saw what was happening and screamed at him. He just turned around and pretended to tie his shoelace. After that little experience we went through a rough looking market too! The Indian was pretty tasty in the end. Susie and Shona shared a butter chicken, me and Tom had mutton Rogan Josh. The waitress asked "spicy?", and me and Tom said yes. When the dishes came out they brought 3 little ramekin things of spice. One was red spicy, one was garlic spicy, and one was green ...
... them. Kobe's bargaining skills came in handy yet again, we would find stuff we wanted and send him in for the kill!! One vendor was so impressed with his skills that she wanted to take him shopping with her!!! Unfortunately the street peddlers in this area are CRAZY!!! They started pestering us as soon as to got to the crosswalk and we had one lady follow us around insisting that we buy her wallets, socks and watches!!! Brad is so innately polite that he kept telling her "no thank you" ...
... allowed to work there as they couldn't impregnate the emperor's women. The last emperor, who abdicated around 100 years ago, lived to a very old age, and his 105-year-old brother is still alive and producing highly sought after calligraphy
I was relieved to be with somebody who was upfront about the money their company would cost me. I told Harry about the scam, he knew about it in detail. He said that many people are conned into bars, where ...
... Don’t get me wrong, it was beautiful, but it took all of our day, and wore us out (especially Sarah and Shivanni). That night our group spent our time at an area called The Place. It is known for one of the largest screens in China, so we sat and watched a little show there, and had a few beers to round out the night before heading back to the hostel.
Day three started off at Tiananmen Square, just a five minute walk ...
... which was a cloisonné workshop. This is a vase made from copper and then they paint in between the patterns with many layers until they come to the top of the copper outline. They then finish it off with varnish a coat of gold over copper outline and some more varnish so it looks like porcelain china. All this and they are ridiculously expensive. Lunch at the factory today and it came with a shot of Chinese wine or fire water, which is their version of Sake. 56% ...