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Good place to meet other backpackers and is centrally located! Nice beds.
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" 走乡随乡....... .When in Rome, do as Romans do. "
- Chinese Proverb
With this in mind, I left Linyi via train to China's capital city.
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Twelve hours later and stuffed with cookies I stepped onto …
... in itself!
Late on Sunday evening, we changed our original plan of going to Jinshanling/ Simatai, based on the humidity and general sweatiness of Beijing in August! [ It means we will still go back to BJ one day so we can do this portion of the wall - Yippee!!]
We decided early on Monday morning to get there under our own steam. The lovely (and supposedly up to date) Rough Guide, suggested that there is a "tourist bus no 6" ...
... day in Beijing. The ticket hall experience was reasonably straightforward once we had found the English Speaking Service window. This time we made sure we had soft sleeper tickets, no more hard seats for us. We took a taxi right across Beijing at rush hour to Beijing West station, at a huge cost of £3, before joining the noisy throng of tens of thousands of people that were waiting to board their ...
... into the hotel and make the most of our last hotel and ensuite for a while, two nights and then its back to hostels and shared bathrooms.
Beijing is so cool its not what I expected at all its so modern and
clean. We didn't do much the first day we were in Beijing but by the
2nd day Dans tooth infection and my stomach were on the
mend so we ventured out the pollution is incredible you can actually feel it in the air and
the visibility can't ...
... learnt a lot of really cool photography tips from all of them, I think it is even safe to say I learnt more good and practical tips from them than from the photography course I did last year. Peter and Willeke are travelling for 6 weeks and Marius is doing an internship in Shanghai. He also offered to help me out with a few things when I get to Shanghai which is really cool.
After all this time away I am still in search of closure, which I ...