Chair skating on Houhai lake, Beijing

Here is a video of our first chair skating experience in China.

Chair skating involves one or two people sitting on small chairs (same size as kindergarten chairs) and using ice poles to skate across frozen lakes and rivers. If you look closer, the ice poles are actually screwdrivers welded to metal rods. While most people were chair skating, there were also bumper cars and bicycles on the ice!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During New  Years holiday, fairs are held all over the city.  The second part of the video was our first Chinese New Year fair at Chaoyang Park which is 10minutes bike ride from our place.

Lamb roast anyone??? The sticks of meat is called 'chuanr' (pron. chuar)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toffee apple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A windy wintery day at Chaoyang Park, Beijing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I couldn't resist...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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