Red Capital Ranch (Shambhala at the Great Wall)
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... tours to the Clock Pavilion filled with huge and complex clocks. Most with automatons attached to them. At 2.00 a selection were wound and chimed showing off the weird robots. I'm not sure why they were all so dusty, perhaps they are afraid to clean them and break them. Clocks were significant gifts to the Chinese as the emperor controlled time. He would officially give the time from numerous sundials scattered about the palace. ...
... at the station and traveled to the Beihei area
where Stefan had told us there were lovely walks around the lakes with
shops and cafes around. It was another very warm day but there was a
lot of pollen like dandelion clocks blowing around from the trees which
was really irritating for your eyes and nose. It has been falling in
Beijing for a couple of days now and coupled with the pollution is not
good for health. Added to that ...
... bit tacky with the lights used, so we carried up step by step about an hour later we made it to the base of the great wall photo op I think. We then walked to the very top and took a nice walk along the top taking pictures along the way and stopping for our picnic lunch.
After two hours walking along the wall, we decided to head back down but we decided to be lazy and take the cable car down to get back to the taxi and bus back to ...
... Big Smoke, south American style BBQ food and great wine. The Sunday we wandered to the Slow Boat Brewery again for a beer & cheese tasting, a perfect combination actually, along with the slogan ‘because cheese & wine is so 2012’!! Another couple of ales sampled (Lou, I’m doing very well at this hey?!!!).
Last Tuesday the British Club had a Photography presentation by a lady called Chelin. She was really interesting, and showed some ...
... to make my way to this most wonderful of structures in China at some point and as the school was offering a free trip this last weekend was the time. After a cramped and uncomfortable hour and a half bus ride there I saw… nothing. Apparently the smog in Beijing decided it had to visit the Great Wall also and so there was a combination of smog and fog there. Either that or it was all fog; I’ve just gotten a little more cynical about pollution since I’ve ...