Purple Jade Laguna Resort
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... It was pretty massive. You had to get right up to it and look up to see the whole thing because of the shape of the ceiling. Kind of imagine if Buddha fell down a well. We spent about an hour here and then went back outside to head back to the hotel. I was kind of surprised that the tour was over already as it was only about 2:00pm. There was a Confucius temple within walking distance that we could have gone to but the guide told me it was basically the same ...
... reenacted scenes from them which was great fun for us and our students! It was a definite plus that all of us seemed to be vaguely musical, this lead to spontaneous bursts of the lion king and grease in the teachers lounge, much to the enjoyment of the Chinese teachers! Such good fun! That's all I can remember at the moment but I will update this post if there's anything else ...
So, I decided to go to the library. I ran into Emi and Andra, who were talking in the hallway. Emi and I walked to the library.
At the library, I read a bit and studied Chinese.
Then I decided to go to the Muslim restaurant outside of east gate because I didn't eat lunch.
At the Muslim place, I waited twenty minutes for my noodles.
I texted Olivia that I was ...
... fact that you are actually walking along one of the oldest and largest man made structures in the world. Unfortunately due to the ever humid Chinese weather the view was very limited so couldn't see more than 20 meters at some points. But it can't be helped so didn't let the weather dampen our spirits even if it did leave us rather wet.
Hot Pot was on the menu for tonight's meal and Lily took us to try her favourite restaurant. It wasn't what ...
... soon got ourselves lost on the streets surrounding Tiananmen Square. Legs sore, tempers short it was about another hour before we found our way back to the hostel that was about 15 min away from the bus stop we got off on. It goes without saying, a few drinks were in order and because we hadn't had enough adventures that day we tried Chinese "vodka" which tastes like a combination of Saki and nail polish remover. We ditched that for beers and a shisha pipe at ...