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... in her room. She and her roommate were making dumplings, so I decided to help. Later, Karena came in and making mac and cheese for the dinner. I ended up helping Karena by stirring the pasta and mixing in the milk and cheese for her. The Chinese roommate Cindy was fascinated by the mac and cheese. She asked, "Are you making noodles?" We had to explain what it was to her.
A bunch of the Chinese roommates were in the kitchen making dumplings. ...
... 14km and walk 4hours then meet our driver ,to driving chiu monastery camp ,overnight at Chiu monastery camp .
Day14 Chiumonastery to Zanda (250km, 7-8 hours)
Depart from Chiu monastery camp driving to Tsada ,en-route detour to Tirthapuri monastery&hot spring. The continue drive to Tsada , overnight at Tsada,
Day15 Sightseeing at Guge Kingdom
Morning driving to Tsaparang (Guge Kingdom, 23km), ...
Silk Market: No trip to China is complete without buying some fake tat, so a shopping trip to the silk market was just what is needed. The silk market is not your average back street market it is a plush shiny glass shopping mall with 5 floors of designer rip offs including trainers, shoes, bags, clothes, jewellery, watches, sunnies and the obligatory Chinese silk and tailoring. It was quite something and Tim put his haggling skills to the test. Cheap ...
... whole scam thing funny. I then realized that I had a new goal for my level of proficiency at Mandarin. I want to fluent enough to be able to shrug off these scam artists by convincing them I'm actually Chinese. The story would go something like, my mother was a Chinese native and my father came over from America, or some part of Europe, to travel and they fell in love. I feel like they wouldn't expect it, and the looks on their faces when I began speaking ...
... the hostel to set us up for the day, we made our way to the subway station to go to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Stadium which is about 45 minutes out of central Beijing.
Once we arrived there, the size of the Bird Nest stadium took us back and it was also quite surprising to see it is still a popular tourist attraction. As we will still be away when the London Olympics are on this may be a trip we have to make when we get home too!
After a little hunt around ...