Hanting Express (Beijing Bird's Nest Olympic Stadium)
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... 8221; or “head”. For completing this activity the kids got “$10” which was
just like printed on a piece of paper but them seemed pretty excited about that
too. I got a bit carried away though and went over time because I wasn’t paying
attention to the clock but overall my activity seemed to go very well.
When it came to evaluation time, which was when Adela gave
us our feedback and told us how we went I ...
... the chinese tourists were way at the back of the room.
Tea was brought in ornate cups and topped up all the way through the performance. Vaguely sweetened snacks were brought to eat throughout the show including the ever present mooncake.
The acts were a mix of the bizarre, the creaky and the genuinely jawdropping. It was held together by an MC who Richard thought was like a Chinese Frankie Howerd which caused me to titter every time he came on. ...
... walked down an immensely long covered walkway where the timber roof was intricately painted, but sadly much had deteriorated due to being in the open air. Cixi would walk along this gallery to reach the landing stage to go out on the lake, or to process to the elaborate Buddhist temple on the hill behind the palace. Our guide wasn't going to take us up to the temple - maybe her usual guests don't like exercise - but we said we ...
... even the long checkout lines. We saw Oreo Cookies, Ritz Crackers, Tide Detergent, Lay’s Chip and many other products in Chinese.
During checkout, we noticed many of the customers swiping some type of card at the registers prior to ringing up the purchases, just like we do here…very interesting! After everyone finished making their final purchases, we all headed back to the hotel to start the task of categorizing ...
... t a crowd there, it just wasn't as congested as I had imagined it would be. Being able to see such iconic places was an incredibly neat experience.
I'm having a bit of trouble getting everything I want into this post, so I'm going to stop here and make the hutongs and Beijing culture a diferent post. I'll also talk about my free day in Beijing and our last day as well in separate posts.
Until next time,