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The morning here in Beijing started out smoggy.... I think the weather channel called it fog but it wasn't... Still we made a start, after a latish night at Wangfujing night markets... Omg I can't believe that they really do eat scorpion, cockroach etc.... What I think is yuk is another man delicacy.... Each to there own.... The creepy part about it is that the insects are still alive, until they are bbq'd to order.... It is a real tourism spot, lots of color, vibrancy, things to ...
... a guy in a business suit sat next to me. I was confused why a man would wear that to an amusement park, especially when it is hot.
We got lunch afterward. At the first place, there was nobody in it. We walked to the KFC next door, but it was packed, so we went back to the other place.
I ordered some noodles. Then we shopped for a bit. Later, I got a chocolate and vanilla ice cream cone. So yummy and reminded me of my childhood of going to the amusement ...
... the Hall of Supreme Harmony are the imperial gardens, the royal quarters, and a sprawling complex of administrative buildings and residences.
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About -3 degrees still in the morning of my first day here... lucky the hotel rooms here are all built for this kind of weather so very warm indoors.
Spent a lot of the first day walking around the massive 798 art district... an area around 20x20 streets blocks with a myriad of small and medium 'art houses', fashion shops and trinket shops. Very easy to ...
... this was kind of intimidating to me since I don't really bargain in English, nevermind in Chinese! Well it turns out that many of the shop workers actually speak English and will haggle with you in English - show you numbers on a calculater, etc. It was a breeze! The market was NOT as I expected - it was inside and 6 stories high. It was basically a mall, but with much smaller shops and much tighter space. I bought a few souveniers but nothing too ...
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