Xuan Wu Men Hotel
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... root. We got all the postcards up while having some good laughs while Mah was gone and when he came back some of us were put on shish kabob duty while the others hung up the posters. We had purchased some lamb, onions, garlic, and corn that we were going to be putting on kabobs and grilling for the guests. We had over 200 kabobs of lamb and about 40 ears of corn cut in half, so I hoped we would have enough guests!
Close to the 5 o’clock opening we got changed into ...
... of the people at the park were older, even those playing badmitten and jianzi, the Chinese version of hackie sack. One lady noticed us staring in fascination at their game, and invited us to join. Savannah and I were terrible at it, and even though Devon wasn't too bad at it, even he didn't come anywhere close to being as good as these people were. I can't even imagine having foot-eye coordination like that. The Temple itself was a work of art. The ...
... Only fitting to play it in China hehe.... Weird things that I've eaten this month, hmmm..... Not as weird and new stuff as down south, had a lot of chickens feet still, I am now very much enjoying eating them haha.... We had chickens head, wottle and all haha... And ducks flipper, not as nice as chicken, a little more leathery haha... Oh and on ricks birthday we had bulls penis :P hahahaha a delicassy out here... The Chinese believe if you eat something from ...
... home on the tube. Had another funny turn on the tube and nearly fainted but after sitting in a heap on the tube station floor for a bit (how embarrassing) i felt a bit better and we made it back to the hotel.
Went back to the street food stall for tea and braved a few different things and found out they also did noodles. We went to a bakery we found the night before which has the most amazing cakes in and bought a few bits. James had a hairy cake which he liked but I thought it was ...
... was really funny was that I was probably more of a novelty to them than they were as an ethnic minority in their own country. I bought a music CD and a DVD about their culture and then pressed on. Robert and I eventually got lost in the park, and we only had about 2 hours left before we needed to be back at BLCU in order to see the Beijing opera. So, we found a map and realized that we'd only been in one half of the park. Luckily, all of the minorities that ...
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