Jian Gong Jin Jiang
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At the end of my second day in Beijing, I was to have a pen-ultimate experience of all trips to China, and overall Asia for that matter - a 17-hour overnight train.
The overnight trains are, well how do I put it...definitely not an experience of luxury; they are not ideal if you fear your tour mates will see you in your underwear. They are not ideal if you care that the locals next to you have snoring problems. ...
... the Emperor had that much foresight and the ability to build such an edifice.
We walk some 500 metres of this magnificent structure talking lots of photos along the way. After lunch we called past the Ming Tombs. This area covers almost 20 square kms. The opulence of these emperors has to be seen to be believed. Life size statues of Warriors, Horses, Camels & Elephants etc, all guard the entrance to the tombs.
We have a special dinner ...
... that’s about as awkward and sketchy as you can imagine) not once, not twice but seven times! Luckily, my experience at the Silk and Pearl markets in Beijing have enabled me to ignore people pretty easily. After meeting again with Sharon and Anna, Sharon decided to take a ride on the Maglev Train, the only train in the world that travels via magnetic levitation and it goes about 300 kilometers per hour….which is pretty cool, but it costs about $13 to go on and ...
... quite sure how you would explain a spit-slip induced injury to your insurance company!) Next, the ******less trousers. We were warned about these on our first day in China by some fellow travellers but didn't really expect to see it. However, it's now apparent that in China all small babies and children wear ******less trousers so they can squat at will and parents don't have to deal with dirty nappies! James doesn't ...
... member. I try to take whoever I can when they are around me. I am sure that you will see tons of pic when they get home. As you can tell in many of these picture the kids are not looking at my camera because there are 9 of us trying to get the same shot so it is tough to know which camera to look at. This is the most photographed generation ever! I did go back and add the schedules for days ...
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Very good place to stay. Room clean and shower worked.
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