Nuanxinge Hotel Fengti
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- Tour Beijing’s hutongs (old, narrow streets) by rickshaw
- Climb up the Drum and Bell Tower for a bird's-eye view of old Beijing
- Visit a local home to visit with a Chinese family
- Sip on delicious Chinese tea at a local tea house
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
Your three-hour Beijing hutongs tour by rickshaw starts at the Drum ...
... cream - Pizza Hut. There's a reason I'd forgotten it was still around - the food is terrible, but it's edible none-the-less. From school, I took the 45 min bus home, looking for the stop nearest to PH, but unfortunately I fell asleep. By chance, I woke up as we arrived at the stop outside the water-less shack in which I live; if I hadn't woken up, I'd probably be on my way to Borneo by now. I crossed the road, and caught the same bus going in the ...
An early start today for the 2 1/2 hour trip out to the Great Wall of China. It is Dragon Boat Festival in China today though and the roads were pretty clear, arrived in less than two hours!!! Weather has also cleared up beautifully, no smog, no ponchos and buildings that we couldn't see previously.
To get to the wall you can either walk up a massive hill for 40 minutes, or you can take a cable car. Decisions decisions....
The wall ...
... that it would take about 1.30 hours to get there. In fact after the bus at 6.00 the next bus wasn't until 8.30 so I had a fair wait although I wasn't to know until it turned up. Virtually devoid of foreign tourists even the domestic tourists were a bit light on the ground here which I took as a good sign. I got chatting to Tomas & Lorena who along with a French couple made up the only tourist on there. Tomas is from Chile and like me a long term backpacker. Lorena is ...
... females wore dresses
covered in bows and lace, I'm guessing this is based off depictions
of Betsy Ross in her elaborate dresses, except these came in bright
neon colors. The males, however, wore what appeared to be loose
interpretations of British Naval uniforms complete with fringed
shoulder pads, bandoliers, and wide frilly collars. Imagine two
people dressed like that, and standing in front of the Lincoln
Memorial. I'm glad USA was included in this simply ...