China’s parks

The parks in China are just a joy!! There are always people exercising, playing games or just talking.

In Luoyang there was a park right across. The street from our hotel. I went over to the park at 6:30 AM. yes, for those of you who really know me, I actually woke that early. Even at that time there was already a large group exercising. There were two groups dancing, similar to Zumba or cardio dance.

Another did tai chi.

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Men were spinning tops with long whips. In the evening you could hear the men cracking the whips. I have cracked a rawhide whip before, but I couldn’t get these to work.


I joined an exercise group one day. The Chinese ladies got quite a kick watching me try their exercises. They were always surprised when I could do the exercises. They were really laughing when I stood on my head!

It would be so great to have this at home. So much emphasis on exercising and fitness.

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