Be the person that everyone crave your presence. But I don’t wanna be that person anymore. I kept & buried myself in a safe place where only LOVE exist.

yours truly,

~Nekkieslife~

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let’s eat in Xi’an, China

Well not that I guess what happened in Xi’an won’t stay in Xi’an… and this time I would like to share about the food we had eaten … People proposed us to at least try to eat their most known noodles and hot pot. There are plenty of restaurant, + a brief demonstration on how noodles are pulled (hand-pulled noodles). We were stucked in the city We did a lot of walk and ended up in muslim district for lunch. As we were walking along the busy street, street foods are everywhere and annoying motor riders are appearing unexpectedly. Bbq’s, noodles, bread, candies and etc .. staring on those bbq’s have totally given us mouth watering and without hesitation we had chosen and picked 8 sticks of Mutton bbq, one bread and two plate of rice with chicken and the most awaiting lunch been served and then voila we then had a feast. Over above we found the authentic roasted duck just in our hotel.

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This is the local noodles in Xi’an
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A man demonstrating on how noodles are pulled.

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Impressive man with his passion pulling noodles.
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Hot-pot, tomato and green chili soup accompanied with tofu, green salad, chinese cabbage, fish, beef, cilantro and hot-pot sauces.
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bon appétit kids !
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A glimpse of me and my daugther
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Bread
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BBQ lamb

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Walking along the street.
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Authenthic Roasted duck
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Local noodles

 

❤️ LOVE knows no limits to its endurance , no ends to its trust , no fading of its hope , no true love that fades , it can outlast anything , It is the one thing that still stands when all else has fallen.❤️

The Terra Cotta Warriors and horses

Hey Readers,
I just want to share some photos that I had taken during our break , and this time we went to visit the The terra cotta warriors and horses located on the east side of the Mausoleum of Emperor Qinshihuang. The first emperor in Chinese history. 1974 when local farmers were drilling a series of wells in search of water they discovered some pottery fragments and ancient weapons. The head of the village then reported the news to the local goverment and with the goverment approval, explorers began their explorations and excavations. 1979 when the Terra cotta museum was opened to the public. There are 3 Pit, pit 1 the biggest an area of 2,000 meter. Pit 2 & 3 was discovered 1976 and Pit 3 the smallest Pits Today the Terra cotta description «  8 wonder of the world >>. DC5994B0-681A-4167-B539-566B07E5F7A76C09E180-B094-4D4A-B931-4749DD217690902E98E5-D458-4F51-B743-F4E3C5BC1AADF12D87EA-682B-4066-8209-D20425C1FD8B219B590A-000D-4808-A893-C83C27AB9509C402EF9A-7356-4884-8E57-66436D8361FADEBEEF25-D28B-49BD-A1A9-2A13B0DEFAE8FD6A2090-0977-4336-9E86-ED7986D647281533331F-C1A3-4B98-A51F-C5228D86DF35916BCB3B-D2B8-43B0-807C-A6E9D84506910D2EB121-9C55-4947-8A29-71F6D89F82006AEDDBE0-9CD9-434C-91EA-B84D1E55934A3C5FB1AE-51EF-4110-BDDA-C8BC0D97D93E56C161C9-71F6-469A-885F-5E77B949A61A64D70A38-0D17-4B5B-A163-0609B2AB6756EBF65C18-7005-4E98-9B0D-BADBA1465C255F3088EC-E070-4A46-A7D5-F50C8D1007E491EBE615-B906-40CE-AAE1-E4C597974956199D53CC-8FAB-4BD7-AC4C-22273A11089B10206B6A-F738-4806-9934-B9AE2CF9E133

Shanghai, China

Welcome to Shanghai , we flew From Guangzhou – Shanghai had a 2 hours and half in the air and when we landed to the Airport we took our luggage and went straight to find a taxi and woahhhh I haven’t seen any crowd like that ever before, It remind me when we went in India 11 years ago at first I thought there’s only 500 meter long queue to get a taxi but then while we were moving, there are another 6 aisle queue … but I was more than happy because only 7 minutes of waiting we got a taxi… We stayed in Sofitel hotel just in Nanjing Road the center of everything …
I think Shanghai is different from the rest of China. Shanghai has its fascinating skyscrapers and people does their job well , and everything moving fast, in the restaurant you’ll get your meal like a bat out of hell than you expect. The hotel has a friendly service and we were more than satisfied. In Shanghai crowd might be a battle for some. There are too many tourist, and Chinese vacationist. The metro and pedestrians crossing is a real sardines.

Here are some list places we have visited :

Shanghai oriental pearl tower
Former french concession
Shanghai fuzhou road cultural street
The Bund city sculpture
Nanjing lu road
Yu garden
Ocean Aquarium.

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The sky is blue and posters have color pink background , it matches well which regular people can’t see.
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The finance centre
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Nanjing road
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Finance centre
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Two adorable chinese toddlers in their troller
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way to ocean aquarium and orient pearl tower
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The orient pearl
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Bicycles

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French concession

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My focus is starving here, I couldn’t make perfect shot.

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Old town

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Just capturing images without thinking.

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Chinese traditional clothes

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Old town

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View from our Hotel
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Walking around with the crowd. Enjoying the cool weather.
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Tourist train in Nangjing lu road
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Myself and my daugther

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what it’s like to cross in Shanghai pedestrian crossing.

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pedestrian

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Pedestrian crossing
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The orient pearl tower at night.
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The bund.

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The Bund at night
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Spectacular lights view at night

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The Bund

Isabel Granada

2AAB66D6-FC77-46C5-B6B1-5EF69E095A0C.jpegThe most beautiful people you’ll ever meet aren’t always the ones who catch your eyes first. The most beautiful are the ones that can never be figured out. The one you could talk with for many hours and still have a million things to ask. The people who have beautiful mind, lovely and special, you can’t help but LOVE them.

Rest in Peace Isabel Granada …You’ll always be remembered.

Meringue

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9FF9D902-E32D-4670-AE81-52D86E6801DEI have been cooking and eating more lately. Thanks God it’s weekend and I can now indulge myself going in hair salon and have physical theraphy. I recently joined yoga session and I will continue doing it. I did loved it and the yoga teacher was really awesome. It is tough for me to live to not go for cardio because each time I have terrible headache. I feel petrified because I am not getting any younger anymore. When I feel bored I always end up in the kitchen , I think I love my kitchen than my friends (kidding aside) this time I made Meringue. I would really love to share my meringue recipe.

Ingredients :

6 egg whites
200 grams confectioner sugar
2 drops lemon
1 pinch salt
2 drops liquid food coloring

Fridge the egg whites for 15 minutes

Preheat the oven 120 degree

Pour the egg whites in a metal bowl mixer

Whipped the egg whites using hand mixer and set in a rapid beat. Whisk 2 drops of lemon and pinch salt.

mix well till it turned foam.

devide the confectioner into 3 and add gradually with the swifter.

continuously mix until consistent is right.

Transfer the mixture to a large pastry bag. Pipe the meringue out onto the prepared baking sheet using a large tip or star tip. Or use tablespoon.

Place inside the oven for 1 hour , remember to open the oven from time to time to let the heat out and let the air comes in, a very good method to have perfect authentic french meringue.

When it’s done let it cool completely before storing.

so, here’s my perfect authentic french meringue.

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