Red Capital Ranch (Shambhala at the Great Wall)
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... reasons. It made me wonder why the tour providers think that western tourists want to visit the tombs. I’ve never met anyone who expressed particular interest in visiting the tombs, it’s just always part of the tour. Anyway, we drove on for another hour or so to the wall. I had been to the Great Wall twice previously, but both of those times were to a different section of the wall than where Tammy and I went. We went to a section of the wall called ...
Today was another factory visit although this one is actually just a demonstration site and showroom. It was for silk rugs. They were very beautiful but at $4000 or more, I felt I could pass. I did take a silk worm cocoon to show the grand kids. Next we drove out to the Summer Palace which was packed with Chinese tourists. I once again made my way into several family photo albums. The palace itself was Ok but we did not go in. We did walk the longest ...
... scrape and a large bump. I cleaned it up as best as possible on the sidewalk and then after confirming that he could stand/walk and didn't seem to have any residual head trauma we continued on to the station. Once we had our tickets I got the rubbing alcohol out of my bag and we cleaned it up a bit with that to keep it mostly clean until we made it to Beijing. And that's a whole other fiasco.....
We were excited to make it ...
... the structures, but rather view the interiors through open doors and windows. To exacerbate the situation all the main structures are in a single north / south axis, concentrating the visitors in one human contraflow. It's worth noting that the average Chinese tourist would out muscle any other nation in a que-jumping competition. Even though we have now been traveling for about 5 weeks I still weigh in well north of 15st and I was close to being floored on a couple of ...
... pussey bites i could barely walk. All night i had been itching and scratching them, aggravating them. So as i made my way to the tube i developed wet patches here there and everywhere on my new red trousers that i had bought from the market yesterday. NICE.
My feet and legs resembled the elephant man, swollen and bruised, I hobbled along and we made our way to Wanjing west station and waited for a lady who was taking us to our schools.