Baked and boiled in Beijing


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May 24th 2007
Published: August 6th 2007
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A fine example of an Eimear-trapA fine example of an Eimear-trap
A fine example of an Eimear-trap

Like a mouse trap only with brightly coloured, swingy, tinkly stuff instead of cheese. Never fails.
Menu in Dalishar, BeijingMenu in Dalishar, Beijing
Menu in Dalishar, Beijing

Joss stick cow willow anyone?
Rickshaw time, BeijingRickshaw time, Beijing
Rickshaw time, Beijing

With cunning ricksaw driver
Bright light! Bright light!Bright light! Bright light!
Bright light! Bright light!

Waving goodbye to Nico as the shopping street beckons
Confucius at Confucius TempleConfucius at Confucius Temple
Confucius at Confucius Temple

Confucius, he say: dont bother visiting here until 2008 unless large buildings completely covered in plastic sheeting, scaffolding and great heaps of rubble are your thing. Yes, he did actually say that. The trees in the very peaceful courtyard are lovely though.
Names on steles in Confucian Temple, BeijingNames on steles in Confucian Temple, Beijing
Names on steles in Confucian Temple, Beijing

Candidates successful in the civil service exams held here had their names inscribed on these steles (about 8ft high stone tablets)
Wall painting, Lama Temple, BeijingWall painting, Lama Temple, Beijing
Wall painting, Lama Temple, Beijing

(But they forgot to colour in the elephants!)
Me on way up to Temple of HeavenMe on way up to Temple of Heaven
Me on way up to Temple of Heaven

Off camera millions of tourists being beaten back with sticks to ensure only me in the picture.
Me in the only bit of shade in Temple of Heaven parkMe in the only bit of shade in Temple of Heaven park
Me in the only bit of shade in Temple of Heaven park

No suncream + 31° + Eimear = 1 Irish beetroot bake


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