Shaanxi Railcom Business Hotel
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- Business Services
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... and gym. For crafting, I carved a heart into an ivory nut and also made a bracelet. I learned how to properly hold a brush in calligraphy, and also learned how to paint some paintings. In Tai Chi, I learned a routine and some defense moves. In Chinese I learned new words and phrases. In gym I learned Tae Kwan Do moves. I also had music class in which I learned songs like "Molihua," and Chinese opera songs and dance moves.
I visited amazing sites like the Giant Wild ...
... The fried root at the bottom was Renee’s favorite part of the entire meal. It tasted like a potato chip. Later, we saw bags of these sold in the same manner as potato chips at the airport. The other dish was mixed vegetables served in a miniature pumpkin. The vegetables were a mix of ones I recognized with a few region specific ones I did not. Renee suggested I try the cabbage and celery that were served with the chicken feet so I added ...
Our first Friday in Xian and our first rainy day and our first change of plans. Since it was raining we changed our field trip destination from the park to the tomb of the fourth emperor which was an hour drive from Xian....at least in theory, but the driver missed an exit and we wound up on the bus for two hours. When we got there it was an awesome site though admittedly 2000 year old archeology digs don't excite everyone....and ...
... the meat skewers, walking along eating. Several stands selling fresh pomegranate juice.
After lunch we had a Chinese massage. I enjoyed mine very much, but for some of the others it turned into a painful, bruising experience, literally! It was a fairly deep tissue massage and you needed to remind the masseuse to not be so firm. Also had pedicure, felt wonderful. They asked if we wanted our ears cleaned, ...
... reminded of how regimented and
watched the Chinese people are, with countless police and toll check points.
Halfway through the journey we stopped at a
rest stop, where there was hot water for pot noodles, a small convenience
store, and toilets. Everyone had to get off the bus at this point. While waiting
to get back on, we noted that the Chinese sit in a very awkward way resting in
a peculiar kneeling position that we have not been able ...