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... worth the trial.
On to the Tienanmen square, plenty of people,
not much to look at, but very monumental to the Chinese People, I won't
rush back here anyway.
All three of us were now looking for the
every day Beijing, and we got what we came for, the gates to the old
city, Zhengyangmen Gates. Here we travelled down back alleys and watched the people barta and
seen many traditional souvenirs etc. Worth your while to check ...
This is our last day with Andrew so we left the hotel early and went in search of a more western breakfast. Again the subway was our form of travel but this time we struck peak hour.....an experience you would not believe. The train would pull into the station and a crowd of people were gathered at each door with a strong resolve to enter the carriage. The problem was the carriage already appeared to be filled to capacity but remarkably all those travellers seemed ...
... Gate that lead to the Forbidden City, are very workmanlike and plain, unlike the ornate buildings in Russia. They are however huge - the People's Hall, Mao's Mausoleum, and a museum. Near the road that separates the Forbidden City and the Square was a flag pole that was chained off. It was a good spot for a photo and while we were taking the photo we noticed fire extinguishers just sitting on the ground inside the cordoned off area. Lotus told us that it is quite common ...
... they had to be persuaded, took their photos, shared a laugh and at the end bought 'I climbed the Great Wall' shirts. I'm sure we got the better of the deal, they really helped make the hike memorable.
The wall itself I had thought would be more challenging perhaps for me it was just right and the odd Mongolian warning of be careful and an occasional supporting hand was kind. I did all the hard bits myself though and am glad no one had to carry me back to the bus.
... They march some more then (presumably) the Chinese national anthem plays on the loud speakers as the flag is raised. Not sure if we have a US equivalent, maybe the changing of the guard at Arlington, but very patriotic all in all. We're walking back now for some rest before going to the Summer Palace and then heading out to Shanghai by sleeper train. We just heard roosters waking up. ...