The Opposite House
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... palace, Meridian Gate (Wumen in Chinese). Meridian Gate was the place where the Emperor announced the new lunar calendar on the winter solstice. Enter through Meridian Gate, and go across Golden Stream Bridge, then you will arrive at the outer court. The Forbidden City falls into two parts: the outer court and the inner palaces. The outer court is made up of three main buildings, the Hall of Supreme Harmony (Taihedian), the Hall of Central Harmony ...
... this enough. The Beijing subways are so crowded...you miss one cause it's packed only to find the next one just as packed. I looked at Sean when the second one came and just said...push your way through babe. Maybe we should have taken a cab cause Mia's face was in between two people's butts. ...
... was the phrase "Let's have us a Dawn Cap".
Anyways, I'm chatting away with this Captain from Mega Maldives, Tom. He commutes to Calgary. 6 weeks on 2 weeks off. His kids are grown up and out of the house, and he has been doing this for about 4 years. He has made some great money but is looking for a way back home permanently. When I told him about the Hainan contract 2 on 2 off, Hainan gets us to/from Beijing on our days on at no cost (he has to get his own way ...
We've landed in Beijing and checked into the first gringo style hostel on our trip. The room was booked before we applied for our Chinese visa, as a necessity, so I went for a couple of cheap dorm beds. Accommodation in Beijing is considerably more expensive than anything we've been used to in India and Nepal so dorm rooms are the only real option on our budget. I've stayed in dorms in south ...
... were allowed to have 3000 wives at a time, and every night they will pick a woman from a picture and spend the night with her. If the woman got pregnant then the Emperor would see her again. If not then he would never see her again. We also learned a lot of other things about the Emperor and a few of the different ones. After we saw the Forbidden city Dad and I walked across the street and went to a temple. It cost 2 rmb to get into the temple, so I told Dad ...