Orange Hotel Beijing Yayun Village
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... and you will get the gist. Main roads shaped the main city grid and within the main blocks there were many small one way streets/alleys to further dissect it. We were bang in the middle of these alleys. We bought some water and fruit on the way home. They spoke to us in Chinese despite us clearly not having a clue. The hotel receptionist did something similar. She spoke in Chinese first, then tried basic English and pointing. She even pointed to and ...
... the Great Wall. Most of the guys, and Skylar chose the left side and a few of them actually reached the top.
All the way up and down the wall people were taking pictures of us and wanting us to take pictures with them. The weather was overcast and hot. It is definitely a trial and I can't imagine in olden times carrying supplies up these mountains. Don't forget anything or you would be in trouble!
You cannot see the ...
... it was just at matter of locating the correct hotel. There was a false start with the driver thinking it was the right place but it didn't look like the picture on Travel Advisor. The staff were remarkably helpful and the concierge called out repeat staff members to try to decipher what this lost foreigner was trying to communicate. Not helped by my lack of the hotels address in Chinese. Eventually a young women realized where I was trying to go and ...
... OMG, no. I told Ada my hair would be a big puff ball of knots. She laughed and said she'd like to see that. Yeah. No.
So I had them bring me a bigger comb and I started combing it myself, layer by layer. They didn't have any leave-in conditioner or anything so I didn't have time to get it all combed out by the time we had to leave to go to our foot messages. So I put it up in a ponytail knot and left it 'til later.
We went to an old building, and we got a room in ...
... quite harmful as well in its past but instead of death penalty these days you only pay 30 Y. The impressive size makes it almost impossible to visit all buildings but we definitely get a very good idea. In between we hide form the cold and warm up in one or another museum shop. Nice! It must be amazing in summer, but definitely twice as busy as well. The gardens look beautiful and the architectural details keep fascinating us.
Almost back to the warmth. First the ticket ...