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... to a natural vista. The man made landscape of hills and open water is dotted with pavilions, halls, palaces, Buddhist temples and bridges to form a harmonious ensemble. The huge lake provides a cooling breeze and boating activities in the summer months.
We walked the long corridor, an open wooden walkway with paintings and carvings, that lines the lake shore. At the end of the ...
... tourists of which there were many, we soon found out that everything we did would take a lot longer and would require a high degree of patience to handle the pushing and shoving. The FC was the Imperial Palace for 24 Emperors and we were a little disappointed with its upkeep compared to the pristine conditions we found in Japan. In the evening we went to Quanjude restaurant on Qianhai Lake which is a pretty site at night and has a number of ...
... performance he actually spelt our for the audience, which seemed a bit unnecessary! The actual Kung fu was great and some of the stunts were ridiculous. Three young kids were back flipping across the stage, but putting their heads on the floor rather than their hands! The main character also broke three metal bars over his head in one go and balanced on swords and spikes. Overall it was well worth going, but ...
... when we sat down. Also, they served
beer and snacks which was a nice bonus. I got a mug of some
Beijing-made beer and Lindsey got some chocolate ice cream which we
enjoyed while waiting for the show to start. A man did his make up
and got dressed on stage to show people how the actors prepare before
right part of the stage contained 6 or 7 chairs which we later found
out is where the band sits. The musicians play ...
... forces, overthrew him, setting fire to parts of the Forbidden City in the process. By October, the Manchus had achieved supremacy in northern China, and a ceremony was held at the Forbidden City to proclaim the young Shunzhi Emperor as ruler of all China under the Qing Dynasty. The Qing rulers changed the names on some of the principal buildings, to emphasise "Harmony" rather than "Supremacy", made the name plates bilingual (Chinese and Manchu). In 1860, during ...