Tianlongju Business Hotel
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... the food was good though unfamiliar and I was relieved to see about 30% cheaper than UK equivalent. I did note though that the sauces were thick and heavy, not needing much finesse. Maybe he was a Northern Chef?
Then on to Tiananmen Square, so evocative of our post Uni period - break up of USSR, Berlin Wall, failed chinese uprising with the sad but inspiring image Lee later referred to as 'Tank Man'. The huge square, surrounded by the ...
... Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty
As you enter the sprawling tomb area, the main hall is now an exhibition hall featuring the daily stuffs of Emperor Yongle, as well as his "crown" .
Finally at the back of the compound will be his elaborated tomb. Visitors are allowed ...
... foyer and we went out into the cold and walked to the coach waiting nearby. There were a few other hostels to stop at on the way to pick up other passengers, but we soon had everyone on board and were making our way out of the city.
I tried to watch the passing scenery out the window but it was so cold that the window was iced up and you couldn't see anything. So I used the time to have a nap instead.
Once we arrived at the wall, ...
... unique features of the Mutianyu Great Wall are the branch walls and the battlements on both sides . the walls here were built with stone slabs and the top parts were built with gray brick battlements. Any other parts of the Great wall only have the battlements just on the outer side and parapets on the inner side. But here , both the inner and outer parapets are crenellated with merlons. So that shots ...
... up and decided the extra hour on my day is worth it just to get there!
Getting off the bus I am aware that I need to take another bus to the actual wall as the first only takes me to the town outside, as she had to get off a few stops before me the Chinese English woman found someone in my bus who was getting on the second bus I needed and arranged with her to guide me to the bus stand!
We got off the bus and made it to thd final ...