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... temple was recommended by our guide and my daughter, so I had to go. As I walked through the temples, lighting sticks of incense along the way, it reminded me very much of my time in Thailand, and visiting as many wats there as I possibly could. This afternoon was a gift: sunny, warm, traveling with new friends, being surrounded by the holiness of Asian temples again. My introduction to China has been a delight.
... bags which took about an hour. After we packed all of our bags in the bus and met out leader for the next few days, we rode about 30 minutes. It was interesting comparing their streets to ours. A lot more pedestrians, who push their way across the street, barely checking for cars. A lot more bikes. And all types of people ride them. All of the places here have big, bright flashing signs. The drivers are pretty rude, constantly beeping their horns just to get by.
... thrown over the crowd, just so that people could get the lead. It was then that the backdoor very slyly opened, but it wasn't just us that noticed, it was everyone else - Damn! Do we stay surrounded by the swarm of people squishing themselves into the front entrance or do we run towards the back. It was a risk, but we took it and it worked - we managed to get on the bus and get a seat. Phew! We made it. We sat triumphantly in our seat realising our strength and determination ...
... We stayed until dark and
saw the buildings light up in bright orange and blue and, in true
Chinese style, things livened up for a food market and lots of busy
After a rest day to sort some stuff out (washing, planning next
bit, printing important information etc) we headed to Beijing zoo.
Wow. A lot of walking, being squished, looking into empty cages
occurred, and when we did see some animals they looked quite sad. The
Pandas too, their ...
... Golden Terrace District) and Wendefang (Literature and Morality District).
The 33 neighborhoods mentioned above were established under the Ming emperors Hongwu (reigned 1368-1398) and Jianwen (reigned 1399-1402). The figure increased to 40 after the time of Emperor Yongle (reigned1403-1424).
The Qing rulers made use of the existing city structure and divided the capital into five districts, reducing the number of residential ...