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... sign for any type of food or drink. Here was this sign in English no less.
When we found the café, it was in the shape of a windmill; maybe the only
windmill of its type in all of China. We sat down and had a very good
cappuccino. Here we were with nothing around but this beautiful windmill, coffee
Along the way we gave Connor his present of some miniature
trucks and a plane. Never did I see a child any happier with a present. He ...
... a little, talked and sang songs. I know where Connor gets his singing from, his father. Harry sang 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' in Chinese. It was great! We all clapped for him. Then Connor sang 'Are You Sleeping?' in Chinese and Gene and I just had to sing it in English while Connor sang along with us in Chinese. Then Connor sang a rendition of the 'ABC's' and 'Happy Birthday' in English. The Chinese sing 'Happy Birthday' on birthdays just like the Americans. Gene ...
... The ocean was roaring in the background and fireworks were shot off. It was quit an evening. Thanks Belinda and Harry.
The streets are filled with people, mostly eating. The cuisine is a lot different here than in Liuzhou. It is not as spicy. The island gets by on growing food and tourism. There were big trucks lined up for blocks waiting to fill up with fruits and vegetables that will be shipped to the northern part of mainland China.
... ve become masters of
charades attempting to explain what we need to non English speakers), we were
moved to a nicer place with mister and mister sinks and mirrors. We then set
off to explore the grounds, and found there are a variety of activities on site
including horseback riding. Nearing the pool we decided to have a little late
night dip and discovered that the aquarium was in fact a full body fish therapy
pond. I jumped in without thinking and ...
... official during the Ming Dynasty and is greatly remembered as a model of honesty and integrity in office, his actual tomb is a simple mound and legend has it that, when the pall bearers were transporting his remains here, one of the ropes broke and the coffin fell to the ground. The workers decided that this is where Hairui wanted to be interred, so they buried him ...