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Travelling day today wooo! After enjoying our lad breakfast at the Howie, we said goodbye to the lovely breakfast team at the Howie - big shout out to Luke and Frank, and also Nicole (hope you number skills improve #1021or821). We struggled to bring our luggages to the train station, and after an hour, we arrived at Hongqiao railway station. The security check was pretty speedy, and soon we found the gate ...
... to get into.
Lily took us to her dorm. It shocked Bethany and I that it had an elevator. Our dorm at UIBE does not have one.
When we got into Lily's room, it was nice since it had a small sitting area and each person gets her own room. Ariel was there too! We talked for a bit.
Even though Beijing University is great, I prefer UIBE more due to its location. UIBE has three subway lines near it, which makes it easier to see the city ...
After enjoying our first trip to the wall so much, we decided to go again. We got up early to catch the 916 express bus to Huairou. At Huairou, we were hoping to catch a taxi to Mutianyu, a slightly more touristy section of the wall, but one that was easy for us to get to independently. We caught the subway to Dongzihmen and had one of the delicious pancake breakfast snacks that they do there before heading to the bus stop. As we approached the bus stop, a lady approached us asking ...
... would normally expect but then carried on to 8 balls! The hand-eye co-ordination of this man is unquestionably sound.
There was a lady that was also unquestionably double-jointed in what seemed every joint in her body. Her first acts was simply (compared to the next act but not to mere normal people!) getting into insane positions, with legs wrapped around an ear, feet in another place, arms in another. She then balanced 6 glasses on a foot and twirled around ...
... titters of some of the group, who couldn't quite believe what he was going to do. Sure enough, Trevor delicately tickled the driver under the chin with the feather, eliciting a snort and a grunt as the driver awoke with a start, much to the amusement of those waiting nearby. :-)
It did the trick, however and, folding up his lounger and putting it back in the hold of the bus, he opened the vehicle up and we all trooped inside, ready for ...