Di'Anmen Hostel

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Seeing Llama Temple One Last Time

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny


... to my dorm. For a few minutes, I chilled in until Mike showed up. He asked if I still wanted to get some tea. I said yeah and showed him the tea shop I went to last semester.

When we got to the tea shop, the woman screamed and smiled, "Hi! Hi!" She remembered me so well. There was another woman there too.

We sat down and she poured us black tea (hong cha). Then everyone was talking. I understood twenty percent of the conversation. The woman asked ...

Day 31 - Olympic Park & Peking Duck!!

A travel blog entry by costin


... So, in the end, we went for Jiuhuashan Duck Restaurant, a place renowned for the quality of the raw ducks that they buy. When we arrived at Jiuhuashan, we ordered a duck, condiments and drinks. There was to be no messing about, this was about duck and nothing else. When it came, the duck was arranged in neat little slices, nothing like the shredded meat we get at home. I have read that the duck is often carved into exactly 100 slices, but we were in ...


A travel blog entry by meganlang


... to the Temple of Heaven was well worth it. This is the place the emperors would worship to Heaven and pray for good crops. The most beautiful sight on the land is the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests. Built in 1420, the hand-carved and embellished dragon represents the emperor and the phoenix represents the empress. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s big day: 3 hour hike and tour of the Great Wall. I’m beyond ...

I'm Off!

A travel blog entry by louielou


... from me. I knew that Facebook doesn't work here, but I was interested to see what came up when you tried. The page thinks for awhile then come up saying the server is not responding (like what it says if the Internet is down etc). I was happy to see that my blog and Instagram are both working. I then had a quick snack to eat and headed through security, which required my passport, even though it was a domestic flight before heading to the gate to wait for my ...

The greatest wall

A travel blog entry by ncalla13


... no base) and you literally squat over it. They usually do not have toilet paper or anything to wipe. Occasionally they flush but sometimes there is a bucket with running water and a scoop that you fill the squatter with repeatedly until it flushes. **** We continue our 2.5 hour ride to the wall. We stop again when we are about 1 hour away from the wall to use the restroom and give the smokers a smoke break. I am armed with my baby wipes and ready ...


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