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... high Longevity Hill. We walked through the Long Corridor, supposedly the longest covered walkway in the world, which was richly decorated with paintings along its entire ceiling. As we walked between the lake and Longevity Hill, we saw splendid halls, pavilions, and gardens. Finally, at the of the walkway, we saw the famous Marble Boat, yet another symbol of longevity.
During one of our evenings in Beijing, we signed up for the world-famous Legend of Kung ...
After a long night arrived finally in Beijing, late afternoon local time and after picking up my luggage walked out, where I was met my our guide Frank with the World Expeditions sign. The others from Europe where already there, so we took the mini bus and drove into Beijing and our hotel.
I was ...
... their camera, but no it appears they want to take a picture with us! The sites are great, but the smog is so bad we can barely see some of the stuff in the distance. We head back, stopping off to pick up a few beers and some food for the train en route. We meet up with everyone else at the hotel, grab our bags, and hit the subway for a painfully busy journey to the railway station to catch our train. Everyone seems in good form – we’re on hard sleepers, ...
... didn't remember how long the train ride would last and expected us to be in Beijing at 7 in the morning. As soon as it got light as well the people woke up again and started talking and we had breakfast. I tried pomergrate for the first time of my life, it is a quite nice fruit, and I have to admit. From then onwards there was no sleeping on the bottom bed, since it was in the middle of the action.
The facilities in this hard sleepers are ok, there are ...
... tail between their legs realising that evening bowling & beer is an integral part of their success!!
Went for a wander into town later in the afternoon, then food & wine at the Blue Frog, before finishing the evening in our usual bar, the First Floor. Really weird just being the two of us as most of our friends have gone home.
On Friday night a guy we’d met through Internations a few times & become friends with, slipped on the ...