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... to Australia” immediately she
began to shake her head and speak in Chinese. Which i replied with confused
stares and holding up what I wanted to send.
After a bit of this, I held up the receipt I had been given after
sending Rohan’s present and pointed to the envelops that I had used… this
seemed to work because she began nodding and talking in Chinese again shaking
her head, I couldn’t quite work out what she wanted ...
... slaves dug by hand a huge lake and with the displaced earth and rock, constructed his personal mountain. He built the world's longest corridor which joined the whole area together. Dragon boats and birds grace the lake and it is quite beautiful. From there we made our way to the Temple of Heaven. It is quite fascinating how the stories the guide shares with us, sound so similar to things we hold dear. The Chinese day revolves around the social activity of eating. Tables are ...
... fare at a restaurant, costing only around 30 RMB for 2 persons!
I explored the neighbourhood of Xidan before catching a train over to the Lama Temple
The most interesting area around the Lama Temple would be the Wudaoying Alleyway. This alleyway has ...
... a fashion statement! Yes, neither of us packed a waterproof. Fail.
We met our group Sunday evening, and we have a great group. Four Aussies and two Canadians, and our tour guide is a 28yr old lady from Chendu called Cindy Lao. Information was exchanged, food was eaten and a beer was consumed.
Monday morning we are up early to head out to the Great Wall (or in the immortal words of Karl Pilkington, the "Alright Wall").
Woke up early today – 6:15am…I'm glad I did because I did not have my alarm set. To elaborate from yesterday, the culture shock hit instantly—there are people selling produce from trucks all over, little stores selling all kinds of odds and ends…it’s really a sight I cant explain.
Breakfast at ...