Zongcan Guest House (Beijing Third)
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... Meet with local people and chat with them to
learn about their daily way of life. You'll have an authentic experience
interacting with Chinese people. Finish with a stop for
refreshments at a local tea house. Sample different types of tea and
discover each tea's distinctive taste.
Departure pointDeparts from Beijing city hotelsDeparture time7:30am or 12:30pm
Another success story - I've found a source of cold, unflavoured, drinkable water! It's a two and a half hour round trip, but I've discovered a Subway (sandwich shop, not the underground) that sells bottled water, so I stocked up and bought the entire fridge-shelf stock of them for the Yuan equivalent of £0.90 ...
... back down in the cable car (our car was ridden by John Major in 1991...cable car number eight incidentally, meaning this will be a prosperous day!). We decided to head out from the wall for lunch, as the options were Subway or some sub-standard Chinese.
We were taken to a local restaurant for a slap up meal of noodle soup, sizzling beef, spicy potatoes, trout (its amazing how much trout tastes good partly because you know what it is - not ...
... through. There was an alternative way up, via cable car but this was something we all thought was a little bit tasteless and opted for the manual ascent. To say that the trek up was worth it would possible the biggest understatement I have ever made. The Great Wall simply put was fantastic. The first thing that really hits you is the "Wow I'm actually on he Great Wall" factor, which if im honest does not fade in the slightest the entire time you are there. Then you get ...
... period enjoying the season's tea and staring at
the appetizers trying to figure out what they were made of. I'm
honest. We sat there poking the food trying to determine if it was an
animal, vegetable, or mineral.
The show featured several top-level
performers ranging from singers to martial artists, all of whom were
working the crowd and showing incredible energy. The major headline
group was a Peking Opera performance of 'Farewell to my Concubine',