Home Inn (Beijing Xizhimen)
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... of World Records! No photos allowed unfortunately because the interiors were unbelievably elaborate (bordering on tacky, says Elizabeth. The plastic flowers got to her.)
Sufficient onto each day are the temples therein. We stumbled back to our hostel, releasing Jason from his duties as soon as we recognized landmarks. We had "dinner" at a frozen yogurt place. Very creamy topped with fresh fruit.
Our weather has been great. In the 70's with only moderate ...
... gave the seller the exact money and then she asked me where I was from - I said Australia, but she seemed a bit puzzled, so I said Aodaliya, and then she realised. I then wandered to another bakery and bought myself some sort of danish, which turned out to be peach. I gave the lady a 100 Yuan note, and she carefully examined it before believing it to be real, then gave me the change, so now I have lots of smaller money, which is good. I came back just in time ...
... already. He told us the shrimp alone was $100 and it was the best shrimp I've ever had. We had shrimp, duck, chicken, pears soaked in wine, broccoli, yogurt and a couple of things that I didn't know. Naturally I tried everything and am still stuffed to the brim. For the show these girls danced and played foreign instruments and sang opera songs. Of course, it was all amazing and it honestly felt like some Mulan fairytale. I feel so lucky to be here, it's all been ...
... went down:
We wanted to visit an un-restored part of the wall rather
than the polished looking steps at Badaling or Mutianyu which also constantly
has a sea of tourists on it, so we went with the Jiankou access point. Jiankou
is accessible by public bus so it would not be uncommon to see other tourists,
but it is far out enough that it would avert most tourists. Originally, our
... thousands of people everywhere, the buildings are amazing. Tianamen square is huge as well with people everywhere. Got game and caught the subway back to the hotel, very easy to use the subway just jam yourself in and push to get out. It is the cheapest and easiest way to get around. Sally wanted to shop so we went by taxi to the silk street markets and there is 6 floors ...