Well, the day has come....we are en route from The Peninsula Hotel to the
We arrived in
On Monday we went to see the
From there we went to the
We tried to visit
Our lunch was at a very chic restaurant, My Humble House, from
Monday evening we went out for dinner....for pizza. You can tell we were a little Chinese fooded out. After dinner, we visited the night market...my email subject above is in reference to what we saw. We had visited a night market in
As we continued through the food carts, I encountered a man shaking a stick at my with some rubbery white flesh wrapped around it. I couldn't understand what he was saying....Sheep something? I looked up at the "menu" and was shocked to read "Sheep Penis"! Holy moly! That same stand had chicken testicles, scorpions, star fish (yup!), cicadas, silk worms, caterpillars, ...I can go one but won't. It was quite a sight! I'll send pictures soon....
Yesterday we went to the
Our wall visit was followed by lunch at a very modern Kampinski hotel in the hills adjacent to the wall - another unique and amazing place.
We are at the airport now...before I send this, a few notes:
1. Toddlers go around with exposed derrieres...this is because they don't wear diapers and the exposure facilitates a quick "release".
2. Wine in
3. The Chinese do not believe in heat during the winter. I had to sit on my mom's feet to unthaw them.
5. People believe in the People's party, think