Tag: Beijing

Spiced Duck Claw Snack

In China you can find all sorts of crazy things to eat. Here is just one example of something I found at the supermarket. Personally I didn’t know ducks had claws nor have I ever wanted to eat one, but apparently here they do.

Yonghe Lamasery Beijing, China

Went to the Yonghe Lamasery, otherwise known as the Lama Temple, in Beijing, China. I took a ton of photos and sorry this post has so many of them, but I’m pretty sure I will not be coming back so I wanted to share the photos from my experience.

Sanyuanli Wet Market

Sanyanli Wet Market located in Beijing, China is a place that has fresh fish, produce, tea, alcohol, and many other items for a reasonable price.  It is busy and a little crowded during peak hours, but all the vendors are helpful and willing to sell you whatever they have to offer.

The Royal Thai Embassy in Beijing

Passed by the Royal Thai Embassy in Beijing, China.

Chinese Fashion Statement

I saw this guy riding a scooter that had the word Potato written across the back of his jacket.  Now that’s a fashion statement!  Is this some new brand of clothing, is he really hungry and loves potatoes, or maybe he doesn’t even understand what it says?

Shopping in Beijing, China

Shopping in Beijing, China can be a fun experience.  There are a lot of stores, malls, wet markets.  Here is the Soho building and The Place that provides a couple good places to shop.

Nice Cans

I found this at the Sanyuanli Wet market in Beijing and I knew right away there was a joke to be made.  “Nice cans!”  These are actually cans of diet tea to help you lose weight.

Beijing is Showing Signs of Spring

Beijing Airport at Night

Grocery Shopping in China

I went grocery shopping in Beijing to buy some food and to see what types of food Chinese might have that we don’t have in the United States. It was interesting to see the wine selection with baskets with fruit below the wine, however much to my surprise there were all sorts of things that …

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Weird Statue in Beijing

I came across this funny statue in Beijing so I took a photo of it. After looking at it I can’t quite figure out what it is supposed to be. The face looks almost like an unhappy alien, but it’s wearing a Speedo and has what looks like a deer antler hat on and I’m …

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Change is in the Autumn Air