Dragon Palace Hotel

Longqingxia Tourist Scenery, Badaying, Hebei, 102109, China | Hotel
 

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Day 25 - For everything else, there's MasterCard

A travel blog entry by reece83

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I kicked off this morning at 7am for an included breakfast before setting off on my tour to The Great Wall of China at 730am. There are 4 sections of the wall around the Beijing area. Each one is about an hour further away than the last. I chose the second farthest from Beijing (Mutianyu section ) as it is apparently not as busy as the closest section and is only about 1 hour and 45 minutes by bus.

My guide was waiting for me at 730am ...

A traffic jam, a thunderstorm and the Great Wall

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... a regular lorry jam so there is a fleet of lads on scooters that charge people the equivalent of 30 per vehicle to 'escort' them a different way to get to Beijing. We declined their offers - much to their disgust as we were not actually going as far as Beijing today.
Very hot sat there in the mid-day sun but interesting at the same time. Vendors of drinks, ice creams and even trinkets were patrolling the lines of ...

Journey to The Great Wall

A travel blog entry by kayleighr

... I went to take a step into the platform but the force of the people trying to push their way onto the train physically pushed me further back onto it, I could not move, the doors closed, 45 people still standingon the otherside of them, the train pulled away, I missed my stop!

The train stopped at the next station, much quieter, I got off and waited for the train to take me back to the stop I should have got off at!

I make it ...

The Great Wall

A travel blog entry by gigivu

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... spice. The waiter gave us a big stick of red pepper, which was really spicy. It was still not as good as a Vietnamese hot pot due to the blandness and lack of variety such as seafood. At least we met some more interesting people today. Charles and Michelle traveled with their son, daughter, and niece. They are well traveled and had great stories.

Finally, we headed to the Great Wall. We were visiting the section of the wall at a place called Badaling, which ...

Great Wall and the Ming Tombs

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu

... is where 10 of China’s 13 emperors are buried. One of the tombs has been excavated and is underground so we were able to see it! Fascinating all the history in China. At the Ming Tombs ~ this empress was buried with her clothes & jewels, I like it J We had a ...

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