Red Capital Ranch (Shambhala at the Great Wall)
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... When you do ask for rice, they generally just bring each person a small bowl. We will see if this changes as we work our way south. Exercise - cycled 24.5 km; walked 8km. At this rate, we are just keeping pace with the vast food intake. Weather in Beijing great, up to 26 C, some sun most days, pollution only bothered on one day, with a distinct irritation in the throat. Smoggy haze visible, disappearing when we got out to the Wall. Beijing has around 20 m people now, next stop Datong with about 1.5 ...
... was a bit of a mini-fail having seen the more famous warriors beforehand.
Next was an overnight train to Da Tong. Surprisingly comfortable! We booked into a random hotel after being accosted by a tour operator as soon as we left the train station. Little did we know that the city of Da Tong was literally being rebuilt by the Chinese government with half of the town centre off limits - work on rebuilding the ...
... it was always neat and orderly, guards perched at the ready. Did you know you have to pass a security checkpoint before being allowed to step onto the Square?
The next day, we visited the Great Wall of China, the most magnificent and awe-inspiring artifact I've ever set eyes on. Instead of visiting one of the several well-known tourist spots at which the Wall is accessible, we made our way to an access point nestled in ...
location to trains buses etc. had a bar, internet connection, bathroom,
shower, and restaurant. Beds were clean and comfortable and there were
lots of people staying here!
Hit a wall about 2pm, and both of us
napped for like two hours, but woke up staving as we hadnt eaten since
breakfast on the plane! Had dinner in the hostel and a couple of pints
of local beer, which was really nice. Thought about what to do today,
what we ...
... and it was really nice in there, there were few people eating at the Schoolhouse restaurant, the chef came out to talk to us and told me he would have made me a nice veggie meal, he gives cookery lessons at the schoolhouse. The bathrooms at the Schoolhouse were clean and well maintained.
On our return journey, I slept all the way till Camilla woke me up, the traffic was jammed so we decided to take ...