What to do when you’re retired in China

 Apr, 07 - 2009   China tripTravel

Old ladies playing hacky sack

As anyone would tell you, you play hacky sack with a shuttlecock.

The above picture is from one of my favorite places we visited during our trip.  There is a place in Beijing called “The Temple of Heaven” which consists of the actual temple (where the emperor used to go to once a year to pray for good weather/harvests) and then a very nice surrounding park.  The park is where a large number of retired people go every morning for exercise (above hacky sack or tai chi), music, or hanging out playing cards.  It was a lot of fun to see all the retirees hanging out.  They, of course, loved Henry.

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