We stopped at a group facility for teens with developmental disabilities called Xian Huiling where we were served a spicy soup and steamed rice. Several of the clients sang and danced for us and then we had the option to support their arts and crafts endeavors.
The trip afforded an excellent taste of many provincial food styles including hot pot (above) where each person has boiling pot and puts the prepared veggies, meats and noodles in themselves.
infused humor into everything. Jack
studied history of China and English and
takes Intrepid and other travel groups
around. We would have struggled
horribly with tickets, trains and generally
navigating China without him. As friendly
and wonderful as the people are, they are
not very well set up yet for non Chinese-