Travel Blogs from Beijing
Took some work but spent the day solving my IT issues and dealing with the pollution on this city. Apparently the air aI breathe is like the equivalent of smoking 7 packs of cigarettes a day! Jesus, I have got to get out of here.
Again felt out of sorts yesterday. I think it's the weather here. It's like being back home and I'd rather not thanks.
... so Grant wouldn't be let down. After all, Chloé was still not 100% from her allergic reaction and George just really doesn't like the heat, let alone a vigorous climb straight up in the heat.
So Grant and Tiff took off for the next station. They kept a steady pace up the steps of the wall. ...
... wall was and by how long ago it was built. We spent 2 hours hiking the wall and given the hilly exercise I won't feel guilty if I have a dumpling or 2.
We stopped for a nice lunch before we headed to the Ming Tombs. There are 13 emperors buried in the area we went to but we only went to one tomb that is the only one excavated. The underground tomb was pretty anti climatic since after going down 10 flights of stairs we saw ...
... with meat or no meat), some cucumber thing, and some noodles with tofu. Since we had some time to kill, a bunch of us went to explore Beijing(or part of it). We went into a bakery and met some a woman. We all used our chinese to talk to her,helping each other fill in a word we didn't know.It was really fun and useful. After we made it up all 153 stairs that lead up to the SYA floor, we wrote down our goals for the year. I hope I can keep up with ...
... burned down all the area around the tomb. He had made his tomb with a secret entrance so not even the tomb raiders could find it. The tomb is massive so it's not like anyone didn't know where the structure was, they just couldn't find the entrance. Then in 1952 an especially wet season washed away a whole heap of earth and uncovered a stone with writing telling where the entrance was. They found the door and unearthed the emperor's grave. There is a large room with the ...
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