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Today, with Mr Sun and his wife are so kind to drive me to the Badaling site... and OK, l saw beautiful views in books and on television, but to BE there is breathtaking, also because now it is freezing cold there ;-) The good thing is, you defenitively want to climb the steps all to the top, to keep you warm ;-) and once up there, you see this …
... choice back home in either London or Stoke.
In all the meal came to 230 Yuan (about £25) excellent value
all things considered the amount.
It’ll be interesting to see if Dadong matches up. Apparently
their duck is leaner and less greasy.
One final mention goes to the humble pancake. Forget what
passes for a duck pancake in British-Chinese restaurants! Just forget it.
When I first woke up, I decided to blog about yesterday. Then I got a text from Sara if I wanted to chill. I went to her room and she was packing for her trip to Shanghai. We watched Games of Thrones, which I had never watched or read before.
After Games of Thrones, we went to get sandwiches from the vendor I liked outside of west gate. It was raining. Sara was wearing flip flops and she got her feet wet.
Once we got our sandwiches, we returned ...
... I told him not for me. He told me it would be disrespectful not to drink, which immediately rang alarm bells in my head. I didn't get to see the menu when it was brought to us, and the guy ordered for all of us. I told him I had my beer and didn't want a glass of wine anyway, and he finally said that me and him would share a glass. However when the waitress arrived she brought a glass for all of us.
The guy kept repeating how it was his birthday and how ...
... ourselves with pauses to rest. We reach the first tower and take a gander around us. The wind whips at us, but it feels good since we’re sweating like big dogs. We continue our climb up, uneven step after uneven step, then to a walking path. We continue up and up and up. Finally, we reach the top level, descend a set of steps and then ascend a set of steps and finally, we reach the top watchtower. The wind is pretty vicious up here as it ...