Redwine Garden Hotel
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... Tiananmen Square we noticed that it was home to several historically important constructions: National Museum of China, Mausoleum of Mao Zedong and Great Hall of the People. It was fully packed with people but thanks to the gigantic size of the square we felt less invaded than normally. Gonzalo, my dad and I also bought funny head umbrellas and took a few shots on the square.
Subsequently we went through the Tiananmen Rostrum, standing to the north of the Tiananmen ...
... we didn't realise. The duck is carved in front of us in whole pieces, none of the shredding that you get in the UK. On the way back we see lots of people burning little piles of things in the street, we have come to the conclusion that they burn their rubbish at night.
I have been quite upset today and really missed home, thank goodness I'm with Mark. It has been a hard day, quite literally I have been a duck out of water...... but we know we need to move on. ...
... and simple. I was disappointed with myself, not surprising for someone who takes such pride in getting things right and regularly earns the title of Own Biggest Critic.
Incidentally, I wasn't angry at the girls, just myself. I'll definitely never forget it and I can make that £76 up somewhere further down the road. As time went on began to laugh about it. That's really all I could do - laugh and shake my head in disbelief.
This incident cast aside - I don't count it ...
... which explained that the teas ranged from 30 pounds to 50 pounds per cup, per person, with a 20 pound tea ceremony fee!
We also realized that the students were all sitting round the door blocking us in the room. We decided the best thing to do was panic, and we put down the money for Charlie's juice and made a run for the door. Thankfully they stepped aside, but it could have got out of hand very quickly if we had both started drinking the tea from the off.