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... into the distance. This was hiking at it's best. A true travelling 'moment'. Getting a train from Beijing West train station is like boarding a plane. After queuing for 10 minutes you get your ticket checked and you enter the station, then queue for another 10 minutes for baggage security check, then through the masses of people you find your gate which eventually leads to your platform, where you join the Ryanair style rugby scrum for your final ticket check. But travelling ...
... I go out there.
Around eleven am, I fell asleep. Slept for hours. No where I needed to go today.
Lunch was not that important today. Just was not feeling hungry. All I wanted was sleep. My mind was tired. My throat was raspy. My energy level was low.
Yesterday, I made plans with Emi to eat Thai today in Sanlitun. Emi invited Jenny to come with us. I chilled in Emi's room before we were going to head out. Niaya was getting ready to ...
... she asked if I wanted green beans, so I just said yeah.
We walked outside of east gate and ate at the Green Beans place. You only go there if you are in the mood for green beans, since that it what is good for. Katherine got her food way before me, but I finished mine way before her.
Then we got some bubble tea drinks. So glad that I am coming back next semester because I get to drink my bubble tea more!
I returned to my room, but I ...
... group, so we were able to look at whatever we wanted without interruption. The temple itself was absolutely fascinating; in order to go inside, we had to promise not to take pictures or talk very loudly. The tour guide walked us through the large worship area, which was filled with three large Bodhisattva statues in the middle. Surrounding these figures were detailed murals that had not been touched in 600 years. The only thing was that we couldn't even see it ...
... should have hired a bike (as my own one hasn't arrived yet).
The buildings around Tiananmen and the Forbidden City are massive so is the actual square, monuments etc and there are people singing or dancing, some young girls are dancing with ribbons which is lovely, there are massive screens set up which appear to be showing highlights of China which hundreds of people stand watching. You need to pass armed Police to get into the area which ...