Jinjiang Inn (Xiamen Songbo)
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... a full range of fresh vegetable and fruit produce and meats – both live and butchered.
Again, in the way of Asia, housewives buy meals each day and fresh cuts of meat, fish and poultry are laid out on tables in the open air for sale. Our Western standards of refrigeration do not apply and the local folks seem none the worse for this "appalling" lack of WHS and food standards !!
Back on the buses at 12 noon ...
... br> I wanted to try and find another cluster but there wasn't any form of transportation around - the roads were so quiet here, so I just started walking along the road and hoped I'd come across something. Eventually a motorbike came along - I've started to get a bit afraid of motorbikes here but I was out of water, it was hot, and there was nothing else around, so I didn't really have a choice! We whizzed along the beautiful rolling hills of the Fujian countryside and ...
... have been lovely to have someone playing, or music on a sound system. Nup. An aviary had the biggest gathering of peacocks I've ever seen, as well as pelicans, cockatoos and others. The noise was unbelievable. There was a show starting at 9.30, and about ten minutes beforehand, every bird seemed to start warming up its vocal chords. There was the usual revolting show of trained birds doing ridiculous things like riding a bike. The only funny one was the cockatoo playing the piano. ...
We had a full day on the South China Sea traveling north from Hong Kong to the heart of new China, first stop Xiamen.
It was a highly memorable journey as the South China seas were rocking and rolling, and the wind was howling. One staff member told us it was the roughest he had seen in his 6 months on the ship. We did okay until Gillian took an abs class, and found that rolling on the floor of a boat in rough seas is indeed ill advised. Fortunately ...
... night, this time we dined with Cheryl, her Dad Tom and her twins, William and Kate, lovely family from Melbourne. We had a great meal, lots of drinks and great company, we sat right at the front where everyone came into the dining room, so we all kept chatting to people we knew as they walked in and out, this was a great spot!!
After dinner, there was a production show so we all went to see it, but it had already started but what we saw was good.