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... right past the house and only found out later because Mike asked where it was. Too late to take a photo but now administrative offices. Strange to think it was the power house of the Chinese government in the war with visitors such as all the American generals in Asia and even W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood! We should include more about the war in Asia in our schools now World History is so fashionable. One passenger asked me "Was China ...
... we drove to the downtown center and we had about an hour to wander around. We visited a nine story center that is built into the side of the hill. It is where the people used to live before the city became so big and filled up with condominiums. It was interesting to walk around and see what was offered. One street was just snacks aptly called Snack Street. We did stop at a Dairy Queen and got an ice cream cone. It ...
... and the 100 yr
egg—that tasted fine if you like hardboiled eggs. They soak the eggs in lime I
think and the shell dissolves and the whole egg turns black. Dale took a
chicken foot, but chickened out and wouldn’t taste it! He said the pig ear was
bland and chewy.
Later on our guide gave Mahjong
lessons and I finally learned how to play. It is a lot like gin rummy. Packing
up tonight because we leave at ...
We docked around 9 am this morning in Chongqing and then took a private vehicle to the train station. Compared to some of the other stations we had been in, this one was cleaner and the people seemed to push a lot less. The train we got on was a bullet train and only took about 2 hours to Chengdu. After transferring to our hotel, we went for a bit of a walk around the town. We ended up in one of the ...
... to the restaurant and there was this large pot in the middle of the table heating up with steam. Ricky handed us each a bowl to create our own sauce to dip our cooked vegetables and meats. He stressed not to take the MSG as this actually was available to eat if people desired it. He also took us up to the sauce buffet and went through all the hot pepper sauces, seasonings, herbs and the rice and noodle choices that you prepare on ...