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... back into a smashed “sardine” line. Now we were on the last leg of our journey to see Mr. Mao. At this point, flowers could also be purchased (we chose not to buy any), but almost every other Chinese visitor did (it was pretty much only Chinese visitors). We walked through, saw Mao, and got out of the Mausleum by around 8:45 AM.
· Since we could not bring any ...
... After browsing their website for an hour or so it became apparent to me that GAC was an extremely professional organization that has a clear understanding of student needs. Then I proceeded to contact a representative of the company. ...
... they use in their herbal medicines, and then popped out to see if there were any "professors" available. How fortuitous - there just happened to be about 7 of them. Each "Professor" was accompanied by a translator. At the same time the 40 students came back in and made a start on our foot massages.
I was sitting with Gary and Lynne. Peter was up front with Ian and Claire. The first thing the fellow did was look deeply in Gary's eyes, then his tongue (and ...
... the multi-story Apple store that anchored the nearby shopping complex, not to mention American staples like Starbucks and McDonald's.
Before the deliria set in, we scouted for eateries in the nearby shopping mall. Needless to say, we settled on a restaurant with a picture menu. We were also drawn in by the locals making homemade dumplings in the window. A good start to a great trip.
... of incense, hold the ends to your forehead and then then bow down with the incense pointing towards the statue. A few students also took the time to pray. Aside from the insides of the buildings, there are also many pretty things outside. Some things include fountains and incense holders.
Aside from places to pray, the Yonghegong is also set up like a museum, sort of. The most ...
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