Luoyang Part 3 – Dinner and Stories

Another one of my weekly visits and this time it is the blog of Tess Karlinski who is running her fascinating tour of China again.. still in Luoyang this time for dinner in a very strange restaurant. I love this virtual tour with Tess.. by oh my not sure I could handle the bathrooms.. I think I will just sit back with my prosecco and let Tess do all the heavy lifting..

How the Cookie Crumbles

Image Courtesy of Sally Cronin

At 5:00 p.m., it was still 25 degrees Celsius when we left the Longmen Caves. All around us, the Chinese people dressed in sweaters and wool leggings. Our tour guide, Lisa, wore red sweat pants and a fleece jacket. We foreigners sported shorts or cargo pants and short-sleeved tees because we were hot. The boulevard back to the bus was again another l-o-o-o-n-g walk and the air was sticky.

Our driver turned into a pot-holed dirt road in the middle of no man’s land. What? I don’t recall buildings or much of anything that looked like civilization for a short while. We rounded a tight corner on the bumpy road and like an oasis in the desert came upon the strangest sight–at least to me. Two long buildings materialized meeting at right angles at one corner. I can only describe it as a motel—with a second story.

© by permission of RJ, a member of English 8 The building is in the back. A lovely bridge and flower garden decorated the middle courtyard. ©…

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My name is Sally Cronin and I am doing what I love.. Writing. Books, short stories, Haiku and blog posts. My previous jobs are only relevant in as much as they have gifted me with a wonderful filing cabinet of memories and experiences which are very useful when putting pen to paper. I move between non-fiction health books and posts and fairy stories, romance and humour. I love variety which is why I called my blog Smorgasbord Invitation and you will find a wide range of subjects. You can find the whole story here. Find out more at https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/about-me/

5 thoughts on “Luoyang Part 3 – Dinner and Stories

  1. Hi there, just did a new post it’s a short one but have a read if you have time 🙂

    https://waywardwheeler.wordpress.com/2017/04/16/peace-its-beautiful/

    Cheers

    Eamon

    On Apr 16, 2017 2:07 PM, “Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life” wrote:

    Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life. posted: “Another one of my weekly visits and this time it is the blog of Tess Karlinski who is running her fascinating tour of China again.. still in Luoyang this time for dinner in a very strange restaurant. I love this virtual tour with Tess.. by oh my not sure “

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