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... of a 4 year PhD course of study – pity it was not in English as she was somewhat difficult to understand at times.
First visit was to Qingjing Temple – an 11th century mosque founded by the local Muslim community. The original mosque is now only ruins and a modern functioning structure sits alongside. It appears there is tolerance for all brands of religion in China although the Muslim community is ...
... then me and Mikkel had a sword fight, then the music went into Slim Shady (not the swearing part!) and we all tried and failed epically at trying to act like gangsters. Then we did a cheesy dance routine to Everything is Awesome, co-ordinated by me and Catherine - that was my favourite part and you can't help but giggle the whole way through! Then a massive home-made cardboard yellow submarine came out for a bit of The Beatles, and we finished with Hey Jude, complete ...
... have been lovely to have someone playing, or music on a sound system. Nup. An aviary had the biggest gathering of peacocks I've ever seen, as well as pelicans, cockatoos and others. The noise was unbelievable. There was a show starting at 9.30, and about ten minutes beforehand, every bird seemed to start warming up its vocal chords. There was the usual revolting show of trained birds doing ridiculous things like riding a bike. The only funny one was the cockatoo playing the piano. ...
... lane ways. Unfortunately our planned guide was a no show, so while we didn't get to see the botanical gardens, we were able to have more time to wander the heart of the city and it certainly showed to be a first world city, with modern amenities and a rich cultural heritage.
The people were extremely welcoming and we didn't see the crowds we expected as most streets were wide walking boulevards that were only moderately busy. We then ventured onto ...
... for a bit and as we were heading back to the bus, we saw little sand crabs so we squatted and watched them move around, the beach here has a fair amount of rubbish lying near the waters edge, I wouldn't liked to had swum here! Near the exit to where we had to meet, we bought a sugar donut thing but it wasn't soft, it was like a chorro stick but harder. Back on the bus and this time heading for the pedestrian shopping street, yahoo!! We had 1 hour and 10 minutes ...