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... their actual living quarters. This is not for everyone! In the evening we walked north from the hotel along the most fashionable shopping district on a very wide pedestrian mall to Susu a Vietnamese restaurant buried deep in another hutong. The distance from the hotel was 1.5 miles and was easy compared to finding Susu in the hutong. After a few missteps we arrived to an oasis, in the deep reaches of the hutong. Susu has an outdoor patio and a rooftop section which is where we ...
... van back to pick us up so we had to walk the 2.5 kms back to the car, only to find the fuel gauge was not working and Jong had run out of petrol. His mate arrived and proceeded to syphon fuel into a bucket, complete with lit fag in mouth, while we questioned the wisdom of remaining in the van during this process. After an hour delay, we headed off to lunch at a family restaurant in Jack's village before tackling the Ming Tombs.
The Ming Tombs are China's equivalent ...
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Close to midnight the temperature really dropped, and with the high winds, it felt pretty chilly (for a Beijing summer) especially since the air was so damp. There’s no better way to play cards than squatting on stacked Great Wall bricks under the milky way with fireworks down below, Chinese people singing Karaoke in their tent next to us and of course, great friends ...
... the right entrances and got to the top of the towers. The day was beautiful, the sky clear and the views great. We had just missed a drum preformance, and didn't want to wait for another hour for it, so we went on to Jinshan park, a lovely park just north of the forbidden city.
Wandering around, we eventually found the subway, but not before we ended up in Waifujing and I found a foreign book shop (got a terry pratchett book and the first of ...
... 1949 and where the pro democracy riots took place in 1989 where hundreds of people were killed. It's very big and impressive and it's surrounded by museums, monuments and Mau Tse Tung's Mausoleum. The square was designed to handle 1 million people and is surrounded by government buildings and museums. There were tens of thousands of local Chinese tourists exploring the square & a high police presence.
Our feet were now sore from all this walking so ...
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