Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City:
Heading to see a hutong (traditional Chinese townhouses), and dumpling making:
Meeting a “Cricket”champion, no not the sport, but the insect. He claims he paid for his hutong with his winnings from a cricket fight…WHAT?
The Temple of Heaven:
The Lama Temple:
The Great Wall of China:
The Summer Palace:
Ohhh and ahhh…getting 60-minute foot massages for $5/each:
Just in case you’re thirsty…
Walking around the quaint walled city of Pingyao during the daytime and in the evening:
The Shuanglin Temple, filled with countless Bodhisattvas:
A visit to the Wang Residence, a home built during the Qing Dynasty:
Train to X’ian
Bicycle ride above the city wall of X’ian
A stroll through the Muslim Quarter of X’ian:
Off to Tibet!
…and good-bye to our wonderful friend Jessica.