Longmai Hotspring Village
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... we saw. Highly recommended.
Day 4 was our last day in the city and we started at our favourite breakfast place, Maan’s Cafe…. similar to Starbucks. We then took the subway to Tiananmen Square East then queued for ages to get through the security check before emerging into the vast square. For me this place really symbolises Imperial China and I remember images from many years ago of a student lying in frongt of a Tank here as a protest against the ...
... face when we handed him the money. We as in me, because I was the last stop. My friend got out and it was just me and the taxi driver for ten more minutes and I was just tuning him out as he was venting about how he had to do three stops. When he arrived at my apartment, I politely just gave him the money and I just told him in Chinese that everything was okay and for a moment, he stopped his angry complaining session, stared at me and gave me a huge smile. Mission ...
... go through a thorough security check before being allowed in there. I appreciated the process so that those visiting this historical square felt safe. People were gathered in every angle. Locals offering cheesy photographs for a price, groups of tourists lined together to get photos inside the square, individuals visiting to reflect and write passages, and one struggling calligraphy artist who tried to sell me some of his art whilst I was taking my ...
... through with had
something to do with yin and yang. I don't remember the
the tomb, we visited a jade factory and learned a little about jade.
We learned there are a few ways to tell if jade is fake. 1) Hold the
jade up to a light, it should be somewhat translucent and have a
marbling effect running through it. Fake jade is always very
translucent and has no marbling effect. 2) Scratch the jade against a
... filling our boots with Chinese food and the kids are LOVING it. H is struggling a little but that is mostly because he's not really into food right now following his chickenpox. Yes, the Great Wall of China rocked my boat. In fact, most things here are getting my heart racing. Perhaps it's that we are out of our comfort zone and I'm not bound to the kitchen sink and the Clapham Bubble... but I'm fairly sure there is far more to it than ...