We didn't sleep all that well, which was probably due to the hard bed which was just a wooden platform with a thin, hard wadding on top. Breakfast was served at 8am, and we had some sort of vegetable pancake, eggs, a lot of toast, and tea and coffee.
Our guide arrived at 9am and we first visited the Banking Museum. In ancient times Pingyao had a lot of banks and was very rich.
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Next was the Lacquer Museum, where some pieces were also being created.
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Then the shop of a famous paper cutting artist, before visiting the ConfucianTemple...
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We then went to a tea shop, and bought some very expensive tea, after having samples of Jasmine, and Oolong and Ginseng.
At the lunch Restaurant we had a Broccoli and garlic dish, and Pingyao beef with what looked like French Fries.
As it was pretty hot, we went back to the hotel for a rest in the air-conditioning. When it cooled down a little went for another walk around. There were some very interesting things on sale on the street stalls, and one moment there would be a nice smell, followed just after by a stench. We were not prepared to risk trying anything, even the moon cakes or sweets.