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... was a bit of a blur as I was suffering from Chinese bathroom PTSD. I will tell you I did not drink any tea. After lunch our host took us into her family room and played a tune on her zither (kind of a combo between a guitar and a harp) and spoke of life in the traditional neighbourhood. Just as we were warming up we returned to the cold blustery day for a tuk tuk ride through the hutongs. I felt a little guilty having an thin Chinese man peddle our fat buts ...
... consists of three tiers, making a total of nine tiers-nine in Chinese cosmology symbolizing heaven. As a matter of fact, the number and layout of every single slab used in the platforms is determined according to cosmological principle.The Temple of Heaven was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests. At first, both the ...
When I return to my dorm after Sanlitun, I worked on my papers. I so thought that the sky would be clear and sunny after I finished, but it wasn't. So cloudy.
I ran into Jamala who invited me to eat pizza with her. Niaya and Jenny joined us. When I went to buy drinks from 7-eleven, I ran into Natasha and a bunch of TBC people. They were going out to somewhere.
Following dinner, I hung out with Niaya and Jamala in Niaya's room.
... call soybean hummus, but I did not care for that. We also had wonderfully fresh, crisp cucumbers in maybe some sort of vinegar dressing.
We then walked back along this really cool street called Nan Luo Gu Xiang (I think that's right). It has great stores and restaurants. I am planning on going back there on my own before I leave because we didn't have time to go in anywhere, since I had to get back to the dorm by 10 pm.
Her husband came and picked us up and dropped me ...
... so far. The four of us [Simon and Kam joined] leave the station towards a major chinese culture thing: Tea.
Located in southwestern Xuanwu District, Maliandao Tea Street is conveniently located near the Beijing West Railway Station. So round the corner is Chinas biggest tea market and we will go there, of ocurse. Fortunately Kam studies Chinese in Wuhan and helps us through and getting there. Within the building we find a never ending presentation of tea ...