Orange Hotel (Beijing Zhongguancun)
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... in the late afternoon, I prepared for our day long journey the following day to Dandong.
Morning departure for Dandong via Shenyang. The Beijing railway station is pure chaos, way too many Chinese people. We eventually boarded the high speed train to Shenyang, first class. For the first time in weeks the scenery was stunning, beautiful, AND clear. It was a nice train ride. Arriving at Shenyang, we were required to change to a bus to complete the journey to ...
... we sampled. Great! Just take my whole wallet! I got a box of Jasmine tea. Tour over! Our last day in Beijing has come to an end. Off to Xi'an we go! Fun fact: If men wear green hats in China, it means their wives or girlfriends are cheating on them. Poor fellas. What did we learn? It's very easy to spend all of your money in Beijing Number of Chinese photo-ops: 0 (but I was asked to take a few picture for others) Yesterday's Chinese photo-ops: ...
... varying produce and products, all new to their eyes. With bottled water,
nibbles, and "Oreo" biscuits, at the top of their shopping list, they
were amazed at their first 'bargain' buys in Chinese currency, $11.50CNY for
one packet of Oreo biscuits and a 2 litre bottle of water....approx. $2.00AUD
in total. Armed with their ‘goodies’, they headed back to their dormitory for
the night, ready to rest their ...
... it out. A really lovely lady who looked terrified by what was happening, came to the rescue with a plaster and within a few minutes I was back on my feet (with a bit of a hop) and looking for food on safer ground. By the time it came to leaving Beijing we were exhausted but content in the fact we fitted in as much as we physically and mentally could.. Sure who need's sleep, we can do that on the flights from A to B ...
... getting very scared and very worried about how many other "friends" might start popping up out of their houses. I later tried telling Bret not to be upset because it was just money and that we were both safe and unharmed and that's all that mattered. I ate my own words when Bret threw them back at me not even 30 minutes later when I said I was upset that I was now poor.
After the whole ordeal, we did go ahead to see the Forbidden City but I'll be honest, ...