Motel 168 (Yangzhou Wenchangge)
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... on their faces. Wei told us that many of them had probably never seen young Americans before, so we made their day just by being there.
We then visited a Doctors office, where we met with a 73 year old doctor who is still practicing chinese medicine. He gave us a brief description of how chinese medicine works. I was amazed how just by feeling a pulse with 3 fingers, and using different combinations of pressure, he could tell you just about ...
... site to see.
After eating yet another huge lunch, we returned to our hotel to rest and work on our papers. It was around this time when we all started to panic a little bit about how quickly the deadline was approaching for our 10 page papers. We all were so caught up in the experience that it became very hard to find the motivation to do schoolwork.
We then had another lecture presented by Wei, followed by the best.dinner.ever. We ...
... in the city. There were buildings, temples,and tours all illuminated everywhere we looked. We were also served tea, and enjoyed personal musical performances along the cruise. When the trip was done, our guards escorted us back to our bus. We could not even believe the treatment we were receiving. It really felt as though everyone in the city was so excited to have us visit, and wanted to make ...
... all of these dumplings! It was soo much food! Typical china! They really do live to eat!
In the afternoon i went to see Alissa's house, now the downside was she lived on the 21st floor and the lift wasn't working! Her flat was the most homely home i've seen in china, it had a sofa and everything! After a tour and some milk we headed off to a place that was clearly designed for me! We went to Suzhou Farming Cultural Garden! Which was a huge place full of animals including ...
... the birds from swallowing larger fish,
which are held in their throat, but the birds can swallow smaller fish. When a
cormorant has caught a fish in its throat, the fisherman brings the bird back
to the boat and has the bird spit the fish up. Though cormorant fishing once
was a successful industry, its primary use today is to serve the tourism
industry. We wondered what the SPCA would think of this in NZ! As said, mainly
just for tourists.