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Travel Blogs from Beijing
... Natasha "So far China has been pretty good. We visited the Silk Road market, The Great Wall, the Jade factory, the Ming Tombs - and a bunch of random streets when Mrs Bryce got us lost. Hopefully won't happen again." - Angus "A brilliant start to what promises to be a fantastic trip! It's only the second day and were already a fully-fledged well bonded group! Today's weather for The Great Wall was the best ever! Blue skies - unheard of ...
... it. I decided to not get it.
Mohini wanted to go to the flower market, but I chose to go to Sanlitun with Ariel, Kevin, and Lily. I had no shame for doing that. No way I wanted to eat McDonald for dinner.
I was the one guiding Ariel, Kevin, and Lily to Sanlitun. So proud of myself for knowing where a place was. Once we were there, Ariel and I shopped at Uni Qlo while Kevin and Lily went to Starbucks.
... all due to the Chinese people wanting better career prospects and the acknowledgement of the governments corruption! The Forbidden City is situated behind Tian'namen Square housing the Palace museum, all this was quite confusing for Joe and I as we didn't know where we were, whether it was the palace, just apart of the Forbidden City or the Imperial Palace? We really should have had a guide for the day to tell us the history and point out areas and buildings to us, but researching ...
We got up early to catch the only local bus to Mutianyu. If you missed this 7.30am bus you have to catch it tomorrow. It is at a secluded place about 1km walk from the main bus station. Most of the tourists will flock at Badaling so Mutianyu is a much better place to visit the great wall. The bus fare cost rb12 return with the metro card. You get much less tourists here so it was more enjoyable but you need to be fit enough to climb the endless step on the wall. Remember also you ...
... but today I moved
location; taking the bullet train from Beijing to Shanghai. The high-speed bullet
train, travelling at 300 km/h took only 5 hours to transport me to Shanghai.
After arriving in Shanghai, I explored the subway system and found my hostel.
Tonight I will see if I can make some friends in the bar and tomorrow I will explore Shanghai.
Until next time, friends.
P.S. Don't forget to check out the additional pictures at the bottom of the page.