Jia De Mei Guesthouse
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... culture here, everything is organized with Feng Shui in mind. It's very interesting. The Rickshaw ride really was a lot of fun. Our driver was on a bike and pulled is pretty fast through the streets of the Hutong area. After this we took a long Bus ride to a jade factory where we also are lunch. There were some pretty beautiful and intricate Jade carvings. I learned there are several styles of Chinese food: Mandarin, Cantonese, Szechuan, and others I unfortunately ...
... was markedly cooler than a month ago. We had a coffee, a cake and a chat before wandering around, but Mike was feeling a little unwell so we cut it short and went to the hotel. We decided to cancel our meal at the restaurant we had been recommended to and eat in the hotel, a wise decision even if what we did have was chaotic with wrong dishes arriving. Eventually we were thankful to leave the restaurant and escape to ...
... 50 a bowl.
“Just the half duck thanks and a coke”
“No just the duck”
We spent about five minutes with her desperately pointing to
the most expensive items on the menu hopefully. Eventually she got the hint and
disappeared, returning with ...
... from the Warring States Period (476 BC - 221 BC) to Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
The afternoon included a tour through a "Cloisonne Market". Here, we also had a wonderful lunch.
Cloisonne is a unique art form that originated in Beijing during the Yuan Dynasty (1271 - 1368). In the period titled 'Jingtai' during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), the emperor who was very much interested in ...
... I couldn't physically manage a long hike on the wall I'm not sure that I would have wanted to even if I could. Much of the views are rather similar, and my imagination doesn't quite extend to hordes of invading Mongols trying to breach the wall. Still it's definitely an absolute must see for anyone visiting here. I think the wall actually did me some damage as I woke with quite severe pain in one knee. I'd forgotten my pain relief spray, so a visit to the ...