7 Days Inn Beijing Bird'S Nest Staduim
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... fire oven in front and to the right of you where three chefs are cooking the ducks. In front of them is a moat that runs through the entire center of the restaurant filled with fish. You walk over small bridges to step on to the incredibly slippery island where the ducks are being cooked so you can have your picture taken. You cross the moat again to go to your seat. Jinling ordered for us and we were brought out bowls of bone marrow soup which ...
... way to pass the time.
Night all. Here’s hoping for a good sleep.
Well. Day 2.
Feck.Feck. Feck. Like a Heinz baked been in a tin. Don’t know why but at nights I am sure the driver puts it onto autopilot and gets to bed. Either that or the apprentice takes over. A ketchup bottle being emptied, to get the last bit out. That’s how shook about I feel this morning.
Very early start as Rob had forgotten to change his watch and had us up and dressed by 5am! However we were soon through Chinese immigration and off on the 2 1/2 hour journey to Beijing. Passed very flat and dull countryside along the way but with the recent addition of millions of newly planted trees. Seems the authorities are doing some Green thinking. Beijing itself is a very impressive city with some very eye catching modern buildings but the star ...
... need that too! He gave directions for the office of the campus doctor. There's a campus doctor?
Lucy, her TA, who is Chinese, and I went over to the doctor's office, but no one was there. Scott said she might not be there because it's summer time. Sigh. So we decided to go to a pharmacy. Griffin, the TA, asked the guard at the gate where a pharmacy is, and there's one just down the street ...
... you know the type you hear in Chinese restaurants in Sydney. Only here it is live, played by a little old lady playing some kind of harpsichord that sounds more like a mandolin.
I order from the menu by pointing, avoiding the jellyfish, pigs ears and goose feet. I settle on duck, a vegetable dish of some description and rice. I make a mental note to look up the Chinese word for beer after I struggle to make myself understood, throwing various Chinese brand names at ...