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... Mountains. This was by far the highlight and I am glad we took all our time to do this.
Driving back in the car to our next stop I get to pick Michaels brain about Chinese history, dynasties and the wall because he was not able to come up with us. Here is what we learned.
The Great Wall of China
- Name of mountains- Yan Shan
- First Great Period- 221 BC Qin (Chin) Dynasty connected the ...
... mountains, low but water running clear and people fishing and fish-trapping. 10 minutes drive up into the foothills, busy now with tourist traffic.We took a cable car up the first thousand feet from the car park to the Wall over chestnut forest, trees drooping with ripe bunches of chestnuts. Our tour group all reassembled for lunch at Mr Yang ( fine ' upstairs 'sign) : Sweet & sour pork Celery in a savoury sauce Tomato and egg salad in a light dressing Slices of sautéed ...
... kiln screw up and damage the vase he is then responsible to pay all the employees who worked on the vase prior to him for their time spent on the item. I am thinking this guy must be very attentive.
Our next stop was my second item of the bucket list, the Great Wall of China. The wall was at ...
... trying. Have to give him brownie points for giving it a good go! We decided to get a foot massage at the hotel and were well rewarded. Both of us almost fell asleep! We decided to have dinner at the hotel instead of braving the freezing temperatures outside and settled on an international buffet that was quite tasty - we even got our own mini chilli hotpot!! We were pretty exhausted after getting up so early so we went to bed early to get ready for the great wall ...
... Then they found one on a fast train on Sunday. This was only 14 hours, but on the same kind of seat. If I waited for a sleeper carriage I would be stuck in Beijing for another week, no bad thing, but I had 30 days to tour china and 11 of them would be used up by then. I checked online for flights frustrated by the slowness of the internet connection... Margrethe was flying to Xian, so maybe it would be cheap.... They were all over £100. The train was £15. I went back to reception ...