The Opposite House
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... over and it was timer to say goodbye again :(
I was glad my parents decided to join us at least for 3 weeks (in fact my dad could stay only 2 weeks because he wasn´t allowed to take more days off). I believe we had a great time together, plus it was a good opportunity for my parents to get to know another interesting part of the world.
They enjoyed their trip to China a lot (we really hope it was also because of us) but at the end of it they had to admit that 2 ...
... think I almost died. The forbidden city was amazing, I can't believe how old it is. I can't wait to meet our buddies!
Trevor: The best part so far has been scaling The Great Wall. There is nothing like speaking Chinese to a native speaker, then watch as their expression as they get confused. The Great Wall was my favorite of the trips, although I also liked going to the jade factory. I am psyched to meet my buddy in ShenYang!
Beijing was an ...
... big no and there are more beautiful attractions than the forbidden city in Beijing. With all the spitting etc it crosses my mind that it is easy to see why the bird flu epidemic would have broken out. Also I now realise why the tourist attractions are shells, because the Chinese love to touch everything, so the Government is protecting them.
I'm beginning to think Beijing is not for us!
I did finally buy a coat from a bargain shop, my ...
I must have drank a little more than I thought last night because I missed breakfast. I can remember Skype-ing with my nan at 1am and everything seemed fine. I blame the big comfy duvet. So what did I do today? On the edge of the city is a Summer Palace and it is huge with a lake. The lake is frozen and despite signs to the contrary, everyone is walking over it like it was a park. The palace itself stands on a hill with great views of the ...
... cable car. The whole thing felt very surreal to be on the great wall of china with literally no one else in sight, just spectacular views and glorious sunshine! By the time we reached the other cable car the wall had started to fill up with tourists, plenty of Americans discussing investments and their business portfolios, crazy to think they could talk about that stuff in such an amazing place. We decided to turn around and head back to where the cable car dropped us off and ...