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... camels and mythological beasts to royal clerks and generals. I was lucky enough to be making the fifteen hundred meter walk just as the sun was beginning to set. During this golden hour of light I came across numerous painters painting portraits of the animals, as well as the colorful trees in their peak of fall color. Jinling had dropped me off at one gate and I walked until I met her at the other gate.
Earlier in the day I asked ...
... know where in Russia we are. No phone signal or Internet. No GPS. All I know is that we are heading East.
We stopped at another couple of stations and got a leg stretch. I was in and out of my bed all morning. Dee slept through it all. But we got up and had a leg stretch and got another bottle of water. Just in case I run out. LOL
Dee has just had a complaint about my boxers being on my bed. We ...
... After Emi responded, I asked Natasha if I could have some.
"Benny!" Emi screamed. "You can't just ask somebody to have their food. That is rude."
I was so confused.
"When somebody asks you if you want their food, you are supposed to say no." Emi explained. "If the person insists, then it is okay."
"I would have ask you." Natasha said to me.
"Oh." I said.
Then Emi went off schooling me on etiquette on other things. I was so ...
Getting to Beijing was quite the adventure. What should have been a 4.5 hour flight was extended to over 24 hours due to monsoon delays, flight cancellations, an attempt at staying at a hotel, and a 2.5 hour wait on the Tarmac for reasons unknown. The weather did not seem bad at all so it was difficult to understand why the plane couldn't fly when it was raining. I met some really nice young guys in their mid-20's from Israel who I found out later recently got out of a 6 year ...
... You pick up a basket as you walk in, select what you would like throw in a pack of dry noodles and send it back to the kitchen to be all cooked up for you. We liked the idea that you knew what was going in your meal. They brought out a sizzling plate of noodles for each of us, cooked up in a spicy red sauce and topped with a peanutty sauce. It was delicious! I was so happy we had decided to stay adventurous since the chicken foot incident and not give in to ...