Shindom Inn Beijing Dazhalan
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... back at'cha. Candied fruits on a stick, milk tea and bubble drinks in a sea of people all enjoying the market street.
Dinner is the Peking Duck, authentic Style. We get a lot of appetizers like seaweed salad, bamboo shoot dish, milk yogurt deep fry, and finally the duck arrives. It's carved a little away from the table and small dishes of sliced meat and the skin arrive on our table. It's served with sliced cucumber, ...
... anyone who climbs the wall is called a hero. I was in awe of the place, and truly grateful that I was able to experience it.
At 11ish, we moved onto the Ming Tombs (didn't really think much of that - I mean after the wall nothing really compares). A light lunch, and then we visited a Jade Factory and a Pearl Factory, both of which were really interesting and quiet breathtaking in their own right.
... along the shops in smoking pipe street (shaped by a pipe and it used to have pipe shops in it). We then caught the metro down to the Oriental Plaza for our tea.
Afterwards we walked up Wangfujing Street to see the night market. We saw the cooked scorpions and grubs on sticks and I also saw live scorpions wriggling on the sticks. They also had normal meat and fruit on sticks.
We got back to the hotel around 11 pm, time to set the alarm for 5.30 ...
... arriving on sidewalk)
Cab Driver: You want cab?
Cindy: So we’ll take a cab?
Cindy (to Driver): You have a meter?
Driver: No, too much traffic. 80 yuan.
Alex: Ok, get in the car.
All: (get in car)
Cindy: (thinking bubble): WTF... did Alex just agree to pay 80 yuan for a 10 min ride?
After we spent ten minutes figuring out what happened, it was funny.
... Market except it’s known for products such as purses, qipaos, and “silk” scarves. Once again…make sure you’re ready to deal with people! I actually bought some cool stuff at this Market…and it’s always nice to have a successful bargaining experience. Abby said that when she went there three years ago it looked totally different than it does now. Currently, the silk market has many shops in small glass ...