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After a very interesting flight where I was the only western person inside the aircraft, I finally arrived in China landing in Tianjin. The cheapest entry point in the Beijing area. From here, I'm only 1hr away from the capital on a 'bullet train'.
"Tianjin is one of the four municipalities in China. Its name means 'the
place where the emperor crossed the river'. Facing the Bohai Sea,
Tianjin, the one time imperial port, ...
Having finished 3 months of boredom and Chinese studying in Qingdao on the 23rd of December I hopped on a bullet train on Christmas eve to spend Christmas with my buds in Tianjin.
It was my first Christmas away from home but we all clubbed together and had a whale of a bloody time.
About 15 of us hired out ...
So we didn't spend much time here. Flew into Beijing then went on a 2 hour or so car ride down to Tianjin. It was very commercialized buildings that were all mainly empty. Like a yet to be popularized empty town - eerie. Mel says there's nothing here but I would love to go check out the old city. We stayed in the newer part near a big (empty) ...
... too much.
The restaurant was along the waterfront and we walked for a bit on the pedestrian pathway along the water. There are several footbridges in the city that cross the Hai River, and each is a different architectural style. There is an older-style European bridge with statue-topped columns, a sundial shaped bridge, a bridge that is similar in style to the Millennium bridge in London, and a bridge that looks straight out of the Bridges of Madison County. It ...
Taking the High Speed Rail, I arrived in Tianjin Railway Station close to 5pm that evening. After checking into the hotel, I went over to the Tianjin Station and had a Japanese meal. It was something like our Yoshinoya, but it's a Chinese ...