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... way ahead with measuring the stars and time thousands of years ago. In 200 bc they knew the year had 365 days. This place was full of crazy looking mechanisms. I was unsure what some did but their engineering is amazing for how old they are.
The Temple Of Heaven was inside a massive park and is where emporers would go to sort stuff out. Big decisions I think.
Some guy wanted to sell me some nice warm gloves for 20 Yian. I only had 15 in my pocket and he took ...
... hotel at 8:00 - thinking we might beat the crowds . . . NOT! There were so many groups of people everywhere, following their leader, taking pictures, taking in the scene! (Arnold described the crowd as being "smaller than usual" ... Wow!). Leaders with their flags and their disciples listening to their every word! Entire groups of little children, all dressed alike, with red scarfs around their necks, to honor ...
... going to a restaurant for Peiking Duck. This was a must on my to do list from Renee as it was one of her favorite memories from her trip to Beijing. Jinling made a reservation for us at the number one duck restaurant in all of Beijing, Dadong Roast Duck House. I didn’t think it was that big a deal as I have had Peiking Duck before in New York but not like this. First of all this was an incredibly elegant restaurant and as you walk in there is ...
... server's attention. The only good part was that I got to drink hot Thai tea! I missed it so much!
As for the food, they were small dishes. The shrimps were not that good. I ate all the noodles.
Overall, I would not suggest anybody to go eat at Sukhothai Thai Restaurant in Sanlitun.
After that dinner, we shopped at a DVD store in Yashow. So many options! When Emi was waiting in line, there was a British woman asking the worker if ...
... Lady of the last Emperor, he looked over at me and we had the following exchange:
Mark: "Is there anything wrong with my hair?"
Gene: hesitating for only a second because there was one wisp slightly askew, "No, it's fine."
Mark: "Why was there a pause?"
Gene: "Fine, I'll fix this one part, but I really don't think anyone will notice."
Like father, like son I suppose.
Soon after we took a ride on the dragon boat across to the other ...