Travel Blogs from Beijing
... and cake dessert.
was served just after 4.30 and was chicken sausage, omellette, fat free
yoghurt, POTATO GEMS!!
And simon missed out on the last western
breakfast so he was served a chinese breakfast. Still don't know what it
was really. This was it:
Over breakfast we watched an episode of CSI. They have
so many choices from new popular movies like the Hobbit to really random
ones! Different foxtel channel television ...
... high on the agenda, as well as a more sustainable China, the wealth gap between the very rich & the very poor. The process of the changeover takes place behind closed doors, although has already been decided in advance.
More than 1.4 million volunteers have been brought in to help with the security, people everywhere on street corners, many retired people with arm band on, placed to monitor people & to spot any signs of trouble, protests etc. Even taxi's are banned ...
... the way with some Amanni tshirts for the boys. Might have to take Merin and Clay there. I've returned to the hotel exhausted, via a supermarket and for the second time since arrival, am having two minute noodles for dinner. Dessert is Oreo cookies and an instant tea (comes with milk and sugar - not as gross as it sounds). So, all the food groups covered, I'm for bed, hopefully I won't be as cranky ...
... for you. The city bus is ¥1. A 10-15 minute cab ride is ¥10. Thankfully I whipped out my GPS map, and it's right across the street! Why would he try and take advantage like that?! Fortunately, the nice people outnumber jerks like him. But man, this view (and this blissful breeze) would have been worth the money. I'd like to stay for the sunset, but it's so hazy I'm not sure I'd see it. Get a ...
... with about 10 others from our hostel to a less touristy part of the wall called Simatai. It took approximately 2 and a half hours before we reached our destination. We got off the minibus to truly arctic conditions, approximately -15 degrees, luckily we had come prepared! The hike was approximately 6km, but was pretty tough, involving a lot of uphill and scrambling! Nevertheless, it was all completely worth it, both of us agreed to was probably one of the most amazing ...