Travel Blogs from Beijing
We left noonish on Thursday and didn't see a sunset until late Friday night (8:30 pm) at our connection in Japan. You know it is a long flight when 4 full length movies are shown. I slept through 2, watched 1 and ignored 1. It was an old plane from Detroit to Japan and the sound didn't work well so we all were able to get a $100 credit on our next …
... furnished with retro furniture and lighting and the little shops were full of retro items: just like being in Frome! We then stopped in a beautiful leather shop (although with really uninterested boys working in the shop who were more interested in texting than giving service). Will bought another man bag, and I bought a beautiful dark brown satchel for 980RMB. We had had a fabulous day and found a taxi to take me back to the Friendship Hotel, and Will onto his apartment, at ...
... the guide turned a great walk into a true adventure. Worth every penny! After having dined on 2 minute noodles at 7am we were well ready for lunch at 2 and were taken to a non-descript restaurant for a well earned lunch. Yummy. Beautiful trout from the local fish farm. A very spicy chicken and peanut dish. Green beans with peppercorns and chillies and the tiniest bit of bacon (pork chopped up really small like bacon bits but even smaller) but the best dish that ...
... suit and not wanting to be duped by the Chinese a second time I was staying sceptical until the panda rolled over and took a giant panda poo - definitely a real panda. In the end we got to see 5 pandas in 5 separate areas of the Panda Park which was pretty good.
Turns out the poor aul panda is classed as an endangered conservation-reliant species with estimates of the total number of pandas remaining living in the wild at between 1,600 - 3,000 worldwide. The reason ...
... town in shanghai! Zhujiajio see pictures below! Must have to see- Great Wall of china! Pandas in chengdu! View from the financial centre in shanghai try to go before sunset so you can get day/night Weirdest/funniest moment- In the worst hostel In Beijing walking into the room to find an old Chinese man asleep on the sofa! Overall spending- £30 a day plus was extra gettin the flights instead of trains so my advice is to at quieter time and maybe look into trains in ...
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