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  Eating a Dragonfly
by bpacker

The Naxi cuisine has one of the most shocking appetisers in town. It features crunchy six-legged creatures. The delectable insect menu includes bee larvae, dragonfly nymphs, meal worms and fat juicy beetles. Before you try however, make sure it's deep fried or well-cooked. All the frying will sterilise the little critter and prevent from having a stomach ache.

Tip:Since you're having a go at this, you might as well shock your parent ( some of us just can't grow up).
1)put one insect near your mouth.
2)Ask your partner to take a snapshot.
3)MMS it to your chosen parent for instant results. Call your parent approx 10 minutes after sending that picture, your parent would have come to about then.

Note: I've mentioned this before in my Hanoi blog and I will do it again in China since the tip is very popular.

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 8, 2008
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