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... with matching napkins. At the last stall she was interested in a hat but the lady wanted too much for it. We were about 50m down the road before she agreed to drop to Angela's price! We managed to get back to the bus on time at 11am and headed off for lunch.
A few minutes drive away was a jade factory with a restaurant upstairs. We had our usual large meal with many courses. Phyllis advised that several of the dishes were seen as local ...
... I am such a hipster." Andrew was bursting out laughing and pointed out that I so looked like one with the glasses and my scarf. Too bad that I did not have the hat to complete the look.
I grabbed my camera to take a selfie. Andrew mocked me for doing it. Terry screamed, "You are such a narcissist!"
While still waiting for a table, we went to buy some bubble tea. As I was taking a picture of my drink, Andrew said, "You could do a selfie, Benny."
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... between a dumpling and a bun) from a shop near our hostel. It was £2.20 for 12 and two large beers! In the evening we got chatting to a girl called Karen who had camped on the great wall the night before, she had a lot of exciting stories including being interviewed by CNN about that Michael Jackson Prison Dance when she was in Vietnam.
Sunday, it was still raining so we decided to go to Beijing Zoo and Aquarium. We'd read that the zoo was pretty average but the ...
... to me so I'm going to assume that it was okay.
Today we went to the Great Wall. hence my title. It was a Texas day, so look forward to a bunch of pictures of me sweating. It was much harder than I thought to climb the wall. We went to the Mutianyu site, which is in a very mountainous region, so you really are climbing the whole way, not just walking along the wall. The steps are ...