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... to go to the Temple of Heaven. This was a train trip which we had to change several times. We both agree that we now know the subway system. The temple was good and we came across people dancing and another group singing as well there were several men in the park area doing exercises.
We arrived back at around 4.30pm and decided to look at the Hutong area around where we are staying. There were small food shops and all sorts of shops in very narrow streets. Got back to our hotel ...
Bit of a lie in today 8am. Breakfast then back on the touring! We took on the subway! Everso easy, just as it was in Russia but only 20p a ride! Went to the Lama temple which was once the official residence of Count Yin Zhen but when he became emperor he moved to the forbidden city. It has now become a Buddhist place. Back on the subway to the temple of heaven. ...
... on Rookie Blue and Under the Dome, so it didn't feel like too long.
The one low point was the meal I purchased which may or may not have been pig ears.
Either way it ended up in the garbage can.
When we finally got to Beijing, I fought with my luggage all the way to the bus, which was too small for all our stuff, but eventually took us to the hotel.
Dinner was nice (so ...
... was a
wonderful experience. We arrived fairly early just ahead of several
tourist buses – good to be at the head of the queue to use their
hole in the ground toilet. We climbed roughly about one thousand
steps, some up 400mm high, and passing seven guard houses on the way.
It was an especially good experience because of the brilliance of
the day. Some parts are narrow and can be scary more because of the
number of people pushing and shoving. It ...
... Cafe for the buffet breakfast. They have Chinese, Western, and Japanese food to choose from. I head over to the Chinese food and load up on veggies, fried rice and bacon. It was delicious. Add in a cup of black tea and I'm a really happy girl. My gnawing hunger from the night before didn't stand a chance. A quick trip back up to the room to grab our stuff for the day and we meet up with our guide to head out. First on the agenda is ...