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... Bargaining to lower the selling price by half is the norm, as I had come to learn during my short stay. I applied the mantra at each shopping opportunity.
Along a busy modern market place, was a dark stairwell leading up to a quaint tea store where we were introduced to the ubiquitous tea ceremony. This was another instance of ancient and modern China co-habiting in perfect harmony. We were ushered into a room covered ...
... one and we order Peking duck along with other bits a pieces. A chef comes out with a whole roasted duck. Slicing it up in front of everyone and serving it up on duck shaped plates. Thin pancakes, vegetables and sauces accompany the duck and everyone digs in except Clíona, she can't get her head around eating ducks...! We are so far from the hotel now we give into getting a taxi. The taxi driver seems stressed out when he sees our address, back to the stress of tian'anmen ...
... able to come when all the action was taking place. It is hard to imagine that it has been more than six years already. We got pretty lucky with the weather. It must have rained before we arrived as there was practically no smog. I expected to be sucking exhaust and viewing buildings through the haze but it was pretty great and the sky was actually blue. Next morning we packed up and got the subway to the train station. Finding things like where you are supposed to go and in ...
... that it was quite bizarre! I really do believe in the like attracting like and it was very cool to meet another science geek who is open to the idea of Easter medicine. Talked about Reiki, of course and also the benefits of Tai Chi, yoga etc.
Was so looking forward to the toboggan ride back down to the bus, James and I both agreed that we would not be using the breaks. Sadly you can probably guess what happened! I ended up ...
... to myself "does anybody see those and think 'gee, I've gotta have that'" for example 'clear boiled sheeps face', 'cassarole of pigs intestines', or the very questionable 'mixed lumps'. And that got me to thinking "are they different types of lumps that one animal had or are they different lumps off different animals?" and "why do the animals have lumps in the first place" seriously the mind goes off on tangents that you never thought possible.
This is probably my ...