Tag Archives: Leo

Oriental Pearls

Today was possibly my most exciting day in China so far.  This morning I met up with Rainbow, a good friend I hadn’t seen for ten years.  Leo and his friend Spring joined us and we went to the Oriental Pearl Tower (东方明珠塔 ).  None of them remembered going into the tower before (Leo’s parents told him they had taken him there as a baby).… Read more...

高王府

So after my shopping trip, I headed to Gong Wang Fu (高王府) to meet Angela and Leo.  It’s a relatively small place but there’s still quite a lot there and we didn’t have much time so we didn’t see all of it.

We went for lunch.  Angela ate something that looked like worms…

Leo needed to go back to Shanghai and I joined him to go to Beijing South railway station. … Read more...

Peking Duck

Returning from the Great Wall, Angela and Leo took me for my first experience of Peking (Beijing) Duck, which was great!

Although I liked the duck, what I didn’t tell Angela or Leo was that I was still hungry afterwards.  It seems there is not much meat on a duck.  So after I got back to the hotel, I checked the map and carried on walking to go to get my first MacDonald’s in China. … Read more...