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... showered and headed back out to try a local favorite the famed Hot Pot; a create your own soup dish cooked at your table. After a game of point and smile we landed on 2 basic soup bases; one tomato and one mushroom broth. From there we selected our main ingredients and added our own spice combinations to create a fabulous soup. The tomato based soup stole the show! After finishing our meal we meandered our way back to the hostel for the night.
... of catch-ups, Hayley and I also saw Rebecca and Sammy. Dad was stuck in the hotel room with bad food poisoning, but we all still had a great night. Everyone was so surprised with how Hayley has grown up. Rebecca bought us some cute presents from her business trip to Finland, and Sammy bought us some Chinese desserts. We are so spoiled!
The football is an important part of our lives back home, and we had been planning for weeks ...
... of visitors that I saw at the place had made my desire of getting in the museum to shatter.
After taking some photos, I and my companion both decided to leave.
LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO EAT
Following the direction shown on the website Tripadvisor, we took the subway line number 2 and got off at Yonghegong Station to look for a vegetarian restaurant, named Fairy Su.
I know that there are two vegetarian restaurants in the Yonghegong ...
... amp; not being able to say it in Chinese, so Joy in the office wrote it down for me & after practising 2 days in a row I've ordered 2 of the daily specials please, with no cucumber! There..... fluent!!!!
Right, time to chill out for the evening now, so catch up again at the weekend.
Tracy & Andy
PS. Just been talking to Ian too on Skype, who got a guided tour of the apartment! Good talking to you Mr Feather
... but it seems everyone else has the same idea!!
The wall is VERY steep and the steps are already heaving when we arrive. We
make a valiant effort but my incipient vertigo and fear of being pushed
over by the hordes of local tourists shoving their way up and down and
stopping randomly for photos stops us quite early on.
A small but valiant group of our party do make it to the top of our section
which is ...