Centre d'Hote Asstee Pekin/Beijing
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... room for a short rest before heading out for the evening.
Back on the bus, we battled the traffic once again and head for one of Beijing's hutongs, or narrow lanes. The hutongs hum with activity and gave somewhat of an idea of what Beijing must have looked like before there were skyscrapers and traffic jams. Some of the homes on the larger hutongs have been converted into shops, snack stalls, cafes or bars. In the smaller hutongs, the ...
... also played in speedos!! Perhaps that's all that is so they're prepared for their swim across the large lake which clearly states No Swimming. As well as the strenuous exercise the local like to chill out and do a bit if fishing in the lake, which you guessed it- they're not allowed to do!! They just don't care! There are 5,000,000 cars on road in Beijing as well as motorbikes and bikes. All of the two wheeled and a lot of the cars are electric (meaning you can't ...
... smiling pigs head made from clay that supposedly symbolises good fortune and wealth. Wendy bought a 'pee-pee boy' that gets its name from that fact that when you pour water over it he appears to pee. We decided against getting the buddha, frog or foot with a spider on.
For dinner, surprise surprise, there was more roundtable Chinese food although this time there wasn't actually a round table. I had a Yinjang beer, which was nicer than the Harbin of the night before.
Today we started of with a little walk to the "Three Stone Kite Shop". They make and sell the most beautiful kites, from 100 RNB to thousands of RNB´s. It´s tough being a backpacker sometimes, you can´t always get what you want :-(
After that we went on to the pharmacy "The Happy Elephant" and got some "Ibuprophen"-lookalikes. I hope they do the same work because we´re out of painkillers after all our colds and flus.
... work, I haven't done too much exploring as it's been raining for nearly a week now, and I don't want to be caught out somewhere with this non-waterproof air cast on my foot. I did get the chance to revisit a hutong bar I haven't been to since I lived in Beijing in 2010. I went with a work friend to see some French jazz, and got to pick her brain about the lifestyle of people in her section at the embassy. I've also enjoyed some night walks, and ...