The Opposite House
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... is travel. Drive from Fresno to LA stuck in traffic forever, then hop on a plane LAX to Seattle, a layover then Seattle straight to Beijing. I jotted some things down in my phone while we were in transit. Travel tips etc. Stuff that I'm sure any traveller knows but that I am just learning as I am not an experienced traveller. So here goes it. While traveling you quickly learn the importance of physical comfort. I found the a neck pillow, while extremely touristy helps, also ...
... too. They're all crazy drivers but it seems to mostly work. We stopped at a stall outside a shop, and Helen was trying to work out how much something was. She said Yi Ba and I was trying to figure that out because Yi = one, Ba = eight. But it didn't seem right. Eventually, she went back and found it out, and I suddenly realised that what she must have heard was Yi Bai Er Shi - Yi Bai = 100, Er Shi = 20. So it was 120, or around $24 AUD. I'm pretty ...
... of onlookers. The square is really nothing but pavement flanked by massive government buildings on the east and west sides and the Forbidden Palace on its north side. This week it just happens to be absolutely crowded.
After some pork dumplings and a coffee, we headed to the Panjiayuan Market which has about ...
The woman on the stage was giving it her all, screeching as
if every cat in China was being strangled when the first call went up.
She valiantly ignored the interruption and carried on with
By now all heads had turned to me, Caucasian tourists are
still a surprisingly rare sight in Beijing and most Chinese see nothing
whatsoever wrong in ...
... pretty much the same as last night with everyone tucking in. One thing was evident and that was several in the group were really tired and would need an early night. After a brief meeting to talk about the day and make them aware we needed to check out at 7.15am, the group headed back up stairs to relax and pack their cases for tomorrow’s installment.
All 3 of us have been so impressed with how the whole group coped with the weather today and ...