Aman at Summer Palace
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... was very good explaining everything in his rather well spoken, American accent: English.
The time flew by just too fast and it was time to get to the 5 star hotel "Kerry" for the night. There we received our room key and when we entered we were greeted by our already delivered luggage and a fabulous looking room. It felt great to have a rest before dinner. Dinner took place in a pretty ballroom with a stage on one ...
... br clear="none">45 minutes later, I can hear some loud conversation in Chinese. I think to myself ‘it must be some villagers...’ but the conversation is louder by the minute. Right turn again uphill ... then there it is: a wall. It must be The Great Wall of China!!! Up the wooden ladders onto the watch tower. There are a few people up there camping out. Wow... I can actually see more of the continuation ...
... along the shops in smoking pipe street (shaped by a pipe and it used to have pipe shops in it). We then caught the metro down to the Oriental Plaza for our tea.
Afterwards we walked up Wangfujing Street to see the night market. We saw the cooked scorpions and grubs on sticks and I also saw live scorpions wriggling on the sticks. They also had normal meat and fruit on sticks.
We got back to the hotel around 11 pm, time to set the alarm for 5.30 ...
... is from Senegal) came by. His and Manuel's (Manuel is from Mexico) bags are being stored in my room. I don't know why they can't stay in the dorm anymore. There's ************e here, but Chitz, Modou, and Manuel stayed with Scott a couple of nights and now they're at a hostel. Modou told me about living on the seaside in Senegal and that he wants to live in Miami some day. He's really, really tall--which comes in handy since he is a professional basketball player.
... sit up…and the ceiling caved in towards my head near the end of the bed. Additionally, I decided to sleep with my backpack which had my valuables…which meant less space. So, as expected I didn’t get very much sleep that night…in face I don’t remember ever falling asleep. Luckily, I didn’t spend too many hours just lying on my bunk because we arrived to Beijing at 6 am! As soon as we arrived, we went to our charter ...