Joycity Hotel & Apartment
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... local Jade factory, the stuff was nice, but we had not come for the shopping.
After lunch we went to the Summer palace, we walked all the way from the gate to the marble boat, then caught a dragon boat back to the entrance.
We then went to see the acrobatic show. This was very nice, especially the five motorcyclists in the big ball. We then drove to another restraunt and then back to the hotel to pack as we have a very early ...
... but eventually I was just absolutely exhausted! Outside the station I grabbed this strange flatbread that was a cross between pizza dough and naan bread and was quite spicy - so so good, and then I was back on the metro home. Back at the hostel even though I was exhausted I ended up drinking cheap watery beer with an English guy and a Brazilian and we played that dice game that is favoured so much here! It was really really fun, a great way to end a tiring ...
We travel back to shanaigun and then take the D class train back to Beijing to refresh in the hostel before taking the overnight sleeper train (13 hours) to Xi'an.
With 6 in a compartment (3 on each side in berths) it is basic but clean, but with basic toilet facilities it will be an experiance !!
Well that home stay was disgusting - lack of basic hygiene. The structure is there just a lack of a clean. Our ...
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Decided to use cable car both ways! I am not a good climber and the steep steps and height aren't my favourite. So cable cars that is, took us (me and other guy from the group and the local guide) up there. We walked on the wall. Uneven steps, steep stairs and steep grade of paths. Not for the fainted hearts :) I managed to walk up to half way between points ...
... Eventually , he got his degree and got married. He had two kids and retired early. He and his mom got in a car accident, she died. He went on to teach at SYA and become gay. I thought it was a pretty interesting life story. Then, I had math. I'm going to try my best to move up a math class by Christmas. This is my goal. After math, I had English where the teacher passed around a roll of toilet paper. We each were supposed to take ...
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