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... to Beijing. We stopped for a rather dissappointing lunch in a massive tourist restaurant (though apparently the only decent place for food around) and purchased a nice Cloisanne Vase from their workshop there. Shipping wasn't too bad this time so Simone didn't mind too much! On the drive back to the city we chatted with Lisa who decided that there was probably time to check out Tian an Min square the next morning before we needed to be at the train station to ...
This was a day of prep for the trip to Inner Mongolia. I spent the day editing images, writing and wandering around a bit. Still a bit of recover to do from the nights of no sleep back in Tibet!
Tomorrow at 6 am, a driver comes to take me 6 hours north to ...
... us plan our tour. Another stop and this time we are in the hunt for some wine or something with alcohol in it. Seen nothing. So settled for some fresh air, and leg stretching.
The countryside is so flat and is full of swamps. It looks like there may have been a lot of snow which has melted and left the water behind. Only some small patches of snow left which has been a surprise as we were expecting a ...
... for one day, we headed for the Temple of Heaven. We decided to walk the 6km, after waiting for the bus for 30 minutes in front of a street food shop that honed of tripe. Lovely. It was worth it though, as the temple is really beautiful. It is perched on a 3-tier marble base and the different colours making up the temple really stood out against the sunset. The emperors used to come to the temple for the annual ceremonies of prayer to heaven for good harvests. The temple is ...
... at, I saw one of them pick up a rock the size of a grapefruit and go to hurl it at us from about 100 feet away! So we got going again... fast and didn't stop again, laughing all the way down!
Other highlights of Beijing included the forbidden city, great fellow backpackers and seeing random food at the night food market. Food included amongst many things... Octopus, scorpions, squid, woodlice, widgety grubs, sparrows, cockroaches, snake, kidneys and ...