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Nice Pants

Sweet outfit dude. Next time wear your pink boxers under your creepy zebra pants.

 

 

This can't be that comfortable.

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 WARNING:  THIS POST CONTAINS IMAGES THAT MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME INDIVIDUALS.

DO NOT CONTINUE IF YOU HAVE A QUEASY STOMACH OR SMALL CHILDREN ARE NEAR.

Meat table at the market

Delicious, Pig Heart

And finally, this pitiful creature was hanging in the “store” (more like a concrete bomb shelter)   where I bought a live chicken…

Yes, That's a Dog

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First came Arm & Hammer, a baking soda from the 1860’s.  It is a registered trademark of the American manufacturer Church and Dwight and probably one of the most common products in every home in the USA.

Arm & Hammer

The most common and readily available counterfeit at wholesale stores and large supermarkets in China is ARM & HATCHET:

Arm & Hatchet

 And then just last week I found this 2nd generation counterfeit at a spice store in HaiYang.  The only thing better than Arm and Hatchet is ARM AND TOMAHAWK!

Arm & Tomahawk

 

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From the December issue of "that's SHANGHAI" ... What better gift to give yourself for Christmas?

I seriously just found this yesterday.  Haha!

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First of all - they are STAIRS. Second, I'm pretty sure you have to be on some strong sh!t to slide carefully down them...

(Another old picture.)  This was taken at a restaurant that will be front and center during the 2012 Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, China….

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YOU HEARD ME.

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while – it’s from Shanghai back in December at week 15 in China.

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A few weeks ago I posted pictures from a menu of a restaurant here in Haiyang.   This past Saturday, Dear Husband and I went to dinner with some Americans and Chinese who work for various companies involved in the project.  If you recall one menu item was Brine Ducks Head. … (https://laowailisha.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/pictures-of-the-week-week-3/)

Yep.

We ate it.

Honestly, I really liked it too!  There just wasn’t a whole lot of “meat” on it.  The brains are the majority of the edible part.

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View of the Bund from M On The Bund restaurant

Pudong Skyline

Yu Gardens

Busy Saturday in Shanghai Bazaars

Terra Cotta Army at Xi'an

 

Xi'an Big Goose Pagoda

 

Muslim District of Xi'an

Xi'an City wall - the oldest and most well preserved city wall in China

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The carpeting in the elevator at the Xi’an Shangri-La Hotel:

Just in Case You forgot it is Monday

Just in case you forgot that it is Tuesday

Just in case you forgot that it is Wednesday

 In the Shanghai Museum:

For an item in the Shanghai museum I would've expected a better description..

Video game accessory at the Silk Street Market in Beijing:

Wu - the new Wii

GREEK PIZZA: Fate Cheese makes you fata.

 

 

Across the street from Silk Street Market:

I would've thought a restaurant in such a Western populated area would've checked the spelling on their sign.

 

 

 

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THANKS

In the Xi’an airport while waiting for our twice-delayed flight:

Political Correctness at it's best

After landing at Peking Airport in Beijing, and after (I assume) the flight attendants clearly indicating that everyone was to keep their safety belts fastened and remain in their seats until the cabin door opens (or plane comes to a stop, whichever happens first)…..

The plane was most definitely still taxiing down the runway.

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