Tianlongju Business Hotel
Travel Blogs from Badaying
struggling. On my next visit I will do what the locals do and wear a surgical
mask. Talking of next visits there will definitely be at least one. I’m
determined to see Shanghai, Hong Kong and Lijang.
I love this country. I’ve been fascinated by the Middle
Kingdom since childhood, when after becoming totally obsessed with Phil
Agland’s Shanghai Vice I ditched Mali and a fixation with all things ...
... be seen everywhere. In winter , if we are lucky enough get the snow, this would be the most attractive and surprised scene over the Great Wall.
Like Badaling , Mutianyu Great Wall is also accessible by cable cars from below .
... considering what you’re seeing (I think initial entry fee is 20 RMB, which is about $3 Aus, and to go to the three 'VIP’ sites, it was an extra 10 RMB each, so about $1.5 Aus). We paid the extra bit, and 2 out of the 3 were worth it, but more on that later.
Must say that there is much more to see and do there than at the Forbidden City...over the course of our travels since Beijing, everyone we’ve met has felt the same. ...
... to get worried. After walking away from all the lights, we saw some cabs circling around inside the road that we thought were blocked off. We hailed one of them, the driver said it'll cost us 80 yuan. It was twice as much as it should cost, but we were thinking it was the fare for late night and we were too tired to bargain or look for another cab, so we agreed. We all jumped into the cab, 4 of us squished in the back. The cab driver said something we didn't ...
We made the executive decision and booked the Wall tour at the hotel for everyone when we were unable to get hold of Bob's group before the deadline. Toby had received all the details (King Toby story) when he asked and it sounded really good. Cost for day was $60CAD per person with additional tour place, admissions, Great Wall (and not the most popular crowded and busier sections), lunch, English speaking ...