Snack street

My school work didn't begin until Tuesday of my first week in China. On Monday, Alberto and I went to a Beijing "snack street," to check out some delicacies. 

 Snack street entrance

Snack street entrance

 Starfish on a stick, anybody?

Starfish on a stick, anybody?

 These scorpions were still alive. Not for me, thank you.

These scorpions were still alive. Not for me, thank you.

 Little birdies. Speaking of birdies, I've seen people in public park batting around badminton birdies.

Little birdies. Speaking of birdies, I've seen people in public park batting around badminton birdies.

 Ginger taffy, yum!

Ginger taffy, yum!

 I'm not certain what is in this pineapple. Possibly red rice.

I'm not certain what is in this pineapple. Possibly red rice.

 Tasty!

Tasty!

 Aren't these cute?

Aren't these cute?

Oddly enough, I didn't take pictures of the delicious fried dumplings and the sesame brittle I ate. I wasn't terribly adventurous on snack street, though I was completely fascinated by the selection.