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Vor der Abreise aus Peking steht noch ein Ausflug in den Sommerpalast auf dem Programm. Nach dem check-out aus dem Penta-Hotel, ging es mit Gepäck los. Ca. 1 Std. Autofahrt mit Staus (viel Verkehr) bis zu der Parkanlage folgte ein entspannter Spaziergang an einem künstlichen See entlang, mit zahlreichen Pavillons, einer Pagode auf einer …
... of the wall was under construction and I wouldn't be walking the whole way around. As predicted though, it was hot, dry and also quite polluted. But I amused myself pretending to be a Qing dynasty sentry as I walked.
Part of the wall followed a small river. That part was really nice. I had most of the whole place to myself. Probably because of all the hardships I had to endure, like packing my own water and bringing along an apple. Most people just went up one ...
... station is a long way from town. The station was closing down and staff was leaving. Finally one taxi showed up, I beat him down from 80 to 60 with about a dozen staff members viewing it all as great entertainment. We made it to our hostel about midnight. Good room, big, and a soft bed.
FitBit for today: 21,717 steps, 9.34 miles. My knees aren't exactly happy but they are holding up OK. I have never been anywhere that is as peppered with stairs as China!
... market gardening. Something funny about Taiyuan- Boss checked her old email account on Ihug the day before we left Datong and came across a job ad for English teaching that had been emailed to her- a job in Taiyuan! We were soon at Pingyao station and, seeing no taxi stand, hailed a cab on the street, and, after a bit of chuntering when he saw the address we loaded up( (boot open again, no room!) and drove seatbelt free for a couple of Ks to the old city wall. Now we ...
... I got a feeling that these tiny details might affect the way how they will remember their trip to Vietnam and China.
Gonzalo and I got up at about 7.30 and escorted my parents to the airport. Unfortunately we weren't allowed to enter the departure hall because we didn't bring our passports. Therefore we had to say goodbye to my parents before they passed through the regular passport control. It was painful but at the same time we were taking comfort from the fact that ...