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... jasmine tea filled the room as she raised the lid of the container and passed it around the room for each of us to smell. The sweet and sour taste of the fruit tea, which is sometimes used as a dessert because it contains minimal caffeine, lingered on my tongue for a very long time. Women hold the tea-cup differently than men – signifying grace and power respectively. The gender lines may have blurred over the past couple of decades, but the ...
So today's the big day, off to the great wall of China. Miriam set her alarm for 7 so she could ring to find out what time we were leaving. Ten minutes later she's unpstairs telling us all our guide is almost here! Quick, jump, out of bed! The guide walked in the door as we arrived in the lobby. 7.40 and we're on our way. A mini van is waiting for us at the end of our street, 3 people have been collected so far with 4 more to go. Our guides name is Peter, I have no ...
... on! As no, amazingly we were not held up by an Asian woman driver but a wussy male Asian driver!!!
As always I like to know the star sign of the people i meet and surprise surprise James is a fellow Capricorn who like myself and Cameron should have been born on Xmas Day but was late! It shouldn't freak me put anymore that the people I connect with the most are all Cappies. We are all mad as and no one else will ever understand ...
... We got to go and see the set and meet the cast and although Aadi wont remember it it will be a great thing to tell her about when she gets older.
I have truly loved the chance to travel once again with my beautiful partner Jana and for the first time with our wonderful daughter Aadi who has coped pretty well with everything that we have thrown at her. I look forward to our future travels which we are already discussing.
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... our benevolent host was kindly enough to swiftly escort us to the entrance to the Wall.
Much to our delight, being mid-Winter, the site was deserted and we were by far the only tourists there; a stark contrast to previous experiences of tacky tourism en masse at Badaling. Weather permitting; we indulged in the photographic opportunities that isolation afforded us. Eventually, thwarted by the bitter cold we embarked on navigating our way back to Beijing; a ...