Jinjiang Inn (Beijing Yuquan Road)
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... Passed a number of embassies on our walk, including the Embassy of the State of Palestine. Also went to a very cool little bookstore called The Bookworm. Taking the high speed train in the morning, so tomorrow should be a more interesting blog entry once I get to ...
... three chefs carved up very fatty ducks into bite-sized pieces which we then wrapped in paper thin pancakes along with sliced scallions and hoisin sauce.
The food was pleasant enough, but honestly, we've had the same quality or even better at our Chinese restaurants at home. In fact, the duck isn't as fatty, and instead of pancakes, our restaurants serve small buns, which absorb the grease a little bit ...
... to the other imperial mausoleums built for Ming Emperors.During the Ming dynasty the tombs were off limits to commoners, but in 1644 Li Zicheng's army ransacked and set many of the tombs on fire before advancing and capturing Beijing in April of that year.Presently, the Ming Dynasty Tombs are designated as one of the components ...
... the baby.
Afterwards, another family did the same thing. Then, they had Lindsey
do the same thing. An Irish girl who was in our tour group laughed
and said that even though these Chinese people were standing on one
of the ancient wonders of the world, they were too busy taking
pictures of foreigners to notice the beauty of it.
the Great Wall, we were supposed to go to a silk factory. But,
Lindsey and I had to run back to the hotel ...
... y se le ocurrió el Christmas Carol acá! En el segundo hall, hay un Budha grandecito de como 6 metros al que le rezan y prenden incienso. (Bueno en verdad rezan y prenden incienso por todo el templo!) En el ultimo hall esta el atractivo mas grande, que es u. Budha de 18 metros, enorme enorme, hecho todo de una sola pieza. A este le rezaban un montón!
El Templo de Confucio también fue chevere aunque como es medio parecido al Templo Lama, se pierde un poco ...
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