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We are not doing anything in Beijing as we are back here with Kay and Dan later in the year and so we are just getting some sleep and then catching the train (yes, another one) to Shanghai tomorrow.
When we arrived into the station we tried ...
Day 3|Saturday Today was awesome! We climbed the Great Wall of China. Up by cable car and down by toboggan which I loved! After the Great Wall we went to the Pearl Market which is the second largest Market in Beijing. In the markets there are about four levels, one for bags, two for jewellery and one for electronics! You walk through the shops and they just put ...
... hiking up. Not so fun. Never again would I ever go to Yunnan. That place was awful during my second week there. TBC brought us to places in the middle of nowhere with nothing to do. So glad that I won't ever go on another TBC sponsored trip in my life again.
Oh yeah. The reason we were hiking upward today was to go to a temple fair. When we got to the temple, there was a group performing. We walked around the temple.
So much ...
... ended up along the canal. In the evening light it looked even
better than this morning. I walked along the narrow paths till I came across a
little house where an old Chinese shifu was performing the art of calligraphy.
He drew my attention as he looked exactly like I’ve had imagined before coming
down to China: tall, all wrinkled –almost having his eyes closed - a long grey
beard and wearing a traditional robe... the old wise Chinese! I was amazed by
... cards, so I bought a few for the people back home. I bought one that was old Chinese movie posters, one of batman themed cards and one of James Bond movies. Lunch was an interesting affair, as we found a lamb speciality place, but almost all of their lamb dishes were rather expensive. We still managed a decently priced meal and had some of their lamb as well, so it all worked out at the end.
The summer palace was truly magnificent and I ...