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Travel Blogs from Beijing
Ed booked us a 12-day tour of China, stopping in Beijing, Xi'an, and Shanghai. A private tour, five-star hotels—Ed's ideal method of travel.
I'll admit it was nice to sleep in a Western hotel at the end of the day, and the prices did not give me heart burn.
China is really different. Our …
... on my iPod and tried to regain my composure. A little while later I emerged a happy, positive traveller. Time for dinner. We went to a little Chinese food (or food as they call it here) restaurant, gave the "ass meat", "stir fried toad" and the "twin peppered fish head" a swerve and had some stir fried green beans and some beef in black pepper sauce on a hot plate....who knew that Chinese food here was exactly the same (minus the weird ****) as in Canada? We might ...
... the paint on the walls was faded. The whole area was a little underwhelming and to be honest sad. The museums within the walls were no better, most without proper lighting and air conditioning. The artefacts within the museums looked unkept and not at the standard I assumed they would be in. We continued to see other parts of the city but unfortunately were met with similar thoughts about the area. The locals kind of loiter the area, ...
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Vandaag: Great Wall!
"He who has not climbed the Great Wall is not a real man" - Mao Zedong
Bezoekje aan de Great Wall, vanochtend de trein genomen naar Badaling. Helaas gaan hier de meeste toeristen naar toe, zelfs als het maandag is, maar wel het makkelijkst te bereiken voor mij vanaf Beijing. Op de weg ernaartoe 2 Chinese tieners ontmoet, jaar ouder dan mij, wilden een beetje Engels oefenen. Dit pakte ...
... little guard who does open the gate for me, so all is cool.
Ok, so we are now on our bikes and ready to roll. However, before we can get onto the campus we must first ride across this big crossing where cars come at you from every angle. This morning there were so many bike riders, scooters, and cars that I decided to walk my bike across. Oh did I tell you? I was also trying to hold up my pants at the same time, they are too big and I don't ...
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