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Yunnan All Over Again.....

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny


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After watching one performance, I rested on some steps because my feet hurt so much. Then, I watched a performances by the children. All the child performers were boys and some were dressed up as girls. Some of them clearly hated cross dressing by them flipping their fake hair a lot.

We ate some plain white bread for breakfast. That reminded me of Yunnan too because we ate so much of that stuff. Another reminder for why I was glad ...

Bringing Joy at Erkon Hospital

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny


... Erkon Hospital, talk to Karena. For others who want to support the hospital like them on Facebook or WeChat. I don't have their link, but I will make sure to post it later.

After the subway ride, Rae, I, and Belinda decided to get dinner. We ate outside of west gate. Belinda had me try a Beijing treat, which was fruits covered with pure sugar. My first bit, it tasted crunchy until I got to the center. It quickly turned sour. Not eating it again.

While we ...


A travel blog entry by ryan.diplock


... remarkable given the flagrant disrespect for intellectual property in China and the nature of his business. All his tee-shirts have edgy political comments on them, yet they are also remarkably iconic to Chinese culture. One famous one is of a 1992 subway ticket, another that is a covert way of saying "screw off" to your boss in Chinese pictographs. He won an award for being the British Entrepreneur of the year in 2011 and proceeded to flip ...

The Great Wall

A travel blog entry by steveandtam


... and had a look around. We got to go into the watch towers and see what life would have been like for the guards. The wall has been really well preserved around Beijing, predominantly because the main construction material was stone - elsewhere were they used clay and wood is is crumbling away. Our time was up so we quickly jumped into our toboggans and had the ride of a lifetime back down the mountain. They were these plastic seats fitted with plastic guide feet at ...

There are 9 million bicycles in Beijing...

A travel blog entry by nickthornton


... see and it was like nothing in the UK.  After walking round for a couple of hours, I headed up the hill in the park, at the back of the forbidden city, which has views over the whole of Beijing.  From here you could really see how impressive the forbidden city is.  After cooling off in the hostel for a bit, I headed out again, off to the Lama temple.  It's the largest Tibetan temple outside of Tibet and with its 18m Buddha, you could see why. Next, a swift ...


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