I have to make this a point before talking about the rest of the day. Peking Roast Duck. Absolutely mind blowing. I don't think I have had a better meal in years, if ever, honestly. Lina said that this meal is as famous as the Great Wall and that you are to shame yourself if you come to Beijing and do not have the Roast Duck and I absolutely can see why. I intended to use China as a mechanism to shed some weight but if every meal is going to be as good as what we have had so far I think that will be very difficult to do. Anyway, we began our day by going to the Summer Palace. I couldn't imagine what it would have been like to be the Emperor back in the day and have a place like that as a summer home. The lake was absolutely beautiful and the architecture was stunning. I certainly wouldn't mind living in a place like that. After going to the Summer Palace we ate lunch and then went to go to the tea tasting. I really liked all of the tea's that they served and was heavily considering buying some but ultimately I decided that I could find the same product for a cheaper price elsewhere in China. After trying this tea I can see myself enjoying tea more and buying more, especially with all the health benefits that the certain kinds of teas can bring. All and all it was a great day.
Beijing Day 3
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