Super 8 (Beijing Shijingshan Jiu Jiu Yuan)
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... food! You've got to be fast with your chopsticks to catch the food as it flies past on the lazy Susan in this part of the world!
The following day, we went to visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City as part of a walking tour of Beijing. Despite being the biggest in the world and being able to hold half a million people, the Square was rammed! The Forbidden City is where previous emperors lived - again, huge with beautiful Chinese architecture - and any one ...
... and home cooked lunches; meals they would eat themselves that they needed extra hands. Given that we were offered at least 8 different dishes a very large part of the Hutong family day must be spent cooking. From our observations when lone Chinese men drop in to a local cafe for a meal they eat just one dish with a vast bowl of rice. An added interest was an old timer who dropped by with his fighting crickets and assorted paraphenalia. He was a true showman ...
... our enormous family of 3 blonde children was creating a bit of a stir, with the odd pat/prod/snap shot etc, but the kids thought it was funny at this point.
Popped down the road to the local night market after dinner. Sadly we had eaten already so weren't tempted by the various kebabs on offer - silk worm, scorpion, snake, some other insect that wasn't recognisable. Apparently deep fried silk worms are very tasty.....
... plans tomorrow, I told him the place. He had no idea what I was talking about until I typed it in my phone. He quickly knew and told me that I mispronounced the place. My Chinese was clearly bad.
Mike left to do his own thing. I continued unpacking.
I really wish my friends last semester were here again. They made China so fun. However, I know that change is a part of life and new changes tend to make things more adventurous. ...
... all the more shocking coming straight from India where everything is crammed into as tight a space as possible. And everything is so grey here. Everyone's cars are shades of grey, the buildings are grey, the suits are grey, its so oppressing, I can feel myself going crazy already. India is full of colour and live and individuality, I feel this is the opposite. It feels like a impersonal comercialised city of hell. Maybe I'm overreacting. I'm sure it will grow on ...