Xiao Xiang Hotel
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Today was the last day with the gang from Sundowners Overland.
We got up rather early to get to the great wall in time. After 1,5 h we arrived at Mutianyu and most of us started the long walk up to the wall. Some 700 steps later we were there waith an astounding view in all directions. Both of us still …
Arrived in Beijing after 31 hours on the train from UB. After all the monotonous landscape on the mongolian side the chinese side was a bit more undulating. Having settled in at the hotel we´re now going to get us some duck, peking style.
As I sit here and update this I am sitting listening to Kenny Rogers, and looking out at the dark with the odd light thinking? This is amazing I am in Russia. On a train heading to China, with the most amazing person in the world. Wouldn’t want to be anywhere else right now.
There is a mossi flying about in the cabin. I am sure it is a midge that has followed me over from Scotland. ...
Hong qaio market- wow! What can we say! How can so much stuff be in one place! The kids had a ball and are becoming pretty savvy barters- very proud of themselves and getting right into it. Very new experience for most with pushy store holders who can literally grab hold of your arm and pull you towards their shop! I think the kids will be looking forward to more ...
... scene. The initial shock started to dissolve and fear set in, we just wanted to get away from there as quickly as we could.
It seemed to us that this was some kind of political attack against the government, however we couldn't quite get our heads around just why they would do this when many innocent people must have been hurt in the process. We got back to our hostel to find out if this was something that happens there a lot, and the staff said they hadn't heard ...
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