Yesterday’s dinner

Today we woke up a little bit hungover, due to yesterday’s feast.We took our bus to get to work and continued our AutoCAD-plan studies. We also discussed the plan for the rest of the week, tomorrow we will visit the Forbidden City and on Thursday we will eat some German food in the evening. Lukas also called the Dell customer support and with the help of Kenny he was able to arrange a hard drive switch for tomorrow. So after we come back from the Forbidden City we will pick the Laptop up and we will all be happy again ūüėÄ

Happy we were also during the dinner yesterday. It was the wedding celebration dinner for Justin (Lili’s son) and his wife, and it was a giant one¬†with a lot of drinks. First we drove to Lili’s home to get¬†a ride¬†to the restaurant, which is located on nearly the opposite of Beijing. Although there was a lot of traffic we only needed 45 minutes. In the restaurant we had our own separate room with two big round tables. We were nearly the last ones to arrive, the room was already filled with Chinese people, mainly friends of Lili. After everyone found their seats¬†the waitresses began to bring in one dish after the other and everyone started to eat and drink. Our table stuck¬†to German beer and¬†French¬†wine, the other table enjoyed mostly¬†the Chinese 50%+ liqueur. To conclude the evening we also had to drink some of it, meaning three small glasses in three minutes. And in China it is tradition to always finish your drink in one swig… Then¬†everyone took a lot of pictures with us and the bridal couple.

It was a very funny evening until we got home and Lukas discovered his hard drive crash. But it will be fixed tomorrow.

Gan Bei!

Alex and Lukas

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