This week’s chapter in the travels of Tess Karlinski across China is a cultural treasure trove.. Beijing is a massive city but Tess also shares some of the ancient and more modern areas that hold historical and political importance such as The Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square – and for foodies there are menus provided and some humorous commentary on the offerings #Recommended
Temple of Heaven:
The entrance to the Temple is a wide avenue meant for masses of foot traffic. It is clean and well-traveled, not only by foreigners like us but by the Chinese people as well. I did not see wrappers or bottles lying around anywhere.
Click below for a three-minute video, which explains better than I can. Sorry for the advertisement. The first few seconds will show you the exercise in the park again but keep watching. Those pink feathers the man is tossing with his feet are the Badminton birdie I had referred to earlier.
The English 8 Group (us) had removed our light jackets. The sun rose higher and the temperature grew warmer, yet around us, young Chinese ladies wore (wool?) leggings under skirts, long sleeved jackets, heavy pants (no jeans) and high heels. I love heels and wear them on occasion…
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