It's Free & Easy time after dinner & checking in hotel. Since the night is still early, hence we took a stroll in DunHuang town. Well, the sky only gets dark at 10 pm at night. Hence we have ample time to walk around town. Presenting the famous FeiTian statue (飞天) and the 2008 Beijing Olympic mascots ~ BeiBei, JingJing, HuanHuan, YinYin and NiNi.
There are at least 15 to 20 stalls selling similar DunHuang products. I wonder how they make money since almost everyone selling the same stuff at the same place?
Yeah, remember the gigantic red dates? They are everywhere. LOL (Sounds like talking about spirit, and summore now is 7th month aka Hungry Ghost Month in Chinese calendar).
Mmm... Let's see what's available in the stall. Raisin, dried figs, pistachio, nuts and.. guess what's that elongated stuff in the upper left hand corner? Hehehe...
Red dates, almond and several different varety of nuts. From this photo, u can see how huge is the DunHuang red dates (in comparison with the normal-sized red dates next to it)
After riding the cute camels and err.. eating the exotic camel meat (Oops..) It's time to buy some cute and adorable camel soft toys back home. Besar kecil semua pun ada. Wanna wanna?
Following that, we visited the wet market nearby. I noticed the vegetables in DunHuang are huge in size !! Just have a look at the size of the chinese cabbage and the lobak. There are several other huge vegetables such as tomato, turnips, cucumber, chilies etc which are not shown in this photo.
Remember the famous 开朗裤 trousers (trousers with opening in the genital area) seen in the movie or tv drama series from China? Apparently the kids in China are still wearing them in this modern world, instead of wearing pampers. Hehehe, I need to censor this photo.. Dowan kena sue by the little kid in future for showing her partially nude photo :P
*Ahem*.. Elderly man with wrinkles ~ I posted this up specially for Misti :P
Shop selling groceries, herbs and spices. I bought the famous Szechuan 麻辣 spices with the spicy and numb properties from this young man.
After see-see look-look and taking photo, it's time to sit down for cuppa tea. And err.. we didn't drink tea lah. Instead we had beer by the roadside and this is the place I had beer with my hubby.
Beer was served with paper cup. Unique leh? Beer in China is cheap, and the alcohol content is mild. One large HuangHe bottle beer only costed us RMB 4. I confess i had been drinking beer like drinking water over there. (Beer is even cheaper at the local grocery shop, to the extend of RMB 2.50 per bottle (depends on brand)).
After 2 bottles of beer, it's time to move on. This particular stall sells dried gourds (different types, sizes and shapes) with paintings and writing on it.
Young gal buying jagung/maize from the roadside stall. I put this up cos i like the photo. :)
And yeah, there are several stalls selling grilled lamb satay. We stopped by, but at another different stall for supper, having grilled lamb satay and naan bread.
And before we went back to the hotel, we stopped by this stall, and had our name written on a grain of rice. Very geng leh, to write several alphabets (can opt to write in English or Chinese character). A fruitful night indeed :)