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... old. Our host and his son stopped after 9 watchtowers, and we continued without them and met them later to get the bus back to Beijing. The pictures tell the story better. Today our legs are a little achy! So we had a more relaxed day visiting the Confucius Temple and museum, and then wandering round old traditional housing areas with courtyards. Tomorrow evening we will take the overnight train to ...
... lobby a bit trying to work out dinner plans and shopping plans. Some of the others wanted to go on the subway somewhere to get Peking Duck, and I said I wasn't prepared to go anywhere too far or too late tonight, as we have to be up really early tomorrow to go to the Great Wall. Some others said they'd do some shopping first - we need to bring snacks with us as there is nowhere to buy lunch. I came downstairs to do shopping and find somewhere to eat. We all split ...
... military parades one sees on television, but the size and scope are ginormous. ( word from my children)
Then we walked, what seemed like miles and miles, to tour the Forbidden City. Construction started in 1406 and completed in 1420 and for 500 years it was only accessible to emperors, concubines and eunochs and was only opened up to the public in 1924 after the last emperor was expelled. There are ...
Last night, I decided to go out with the Chinese roommates Stephanie and Sally with a couple other people: Caroline, Filipino named Stephanie too, and Anthony. We walked off campus to a nice dumpling place.
Stephanie ordered some veggie and dumplings. They were so yummy. I also got a red bean soup, which reminded me a lot of my mother's cooking. (I didn't take anything pictures because I forgot my camera). ...
... dedicated to the Emperors Court. I have taken many pictures but unlessI upload them to my I Pad
or take them with my I Pad, I can't show them to you.
i have forgotten where we ate but every day we have a great Chinese Meal.
That night we went to see the Opera. It was such a different experience. We had gone to the Opera School in the afternoon, giving us a glimpse of the make-up and costumes.