Grand Metropark Hotel
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Today was a combination of excursion/travel day. They moved up the departure time ANOTHER 1/2 hour to 7:30, and we had to have our checked bags in the hall by 6:30 am. This didn't seem to be a problem, as we had plenty of time to finish packing, eat breakfast and check out of the hotel before heading to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.
Again, we were on the early side of the crowds and were able to enjoy relative wide open space. Tiananmen Square is ...
... was done today so we then bypassed home to drop off some bits and made our way out to get dinner.
We tried out a restaurant we had seen before, located under the Beijing Hotel...It is a bit like a chinese fast food place but the food was amazing and cost us £7.11 including drinks. We were very hungry so did start using chopsticks but sacked them off for a spoon....but it is ok a local did the same :-)
... Great Wall.
We climbed the Great Wall. Words can't really describe how cool it was. You spend your life hearing about a place, seeing pictures, knowing it has been called one of the wonders of the world, and then you're standing on top of it.
We went with a group of people. At first, i was a little disappointed that we weren't going to be the only people, but in the end it was great. There was another guy from Oregon, a ...
I traveled up from Nanjing on for the Autumn Festival.
We had a fabulous day at the Summer Palace, when the weather was warm and sunny and the sky was a clear blue. We asked around the Summer Palace amongst the masses of tourists, and then walked around the ...
... numbers 1 to 20. But the assistants are giving us a lesson tomorrow, so there is still hope yet. I was practicing numbers on the bus home yesterday and the man next to me removed his headphones to nod/shake his head at me to assess my pronunciation. And also to laugh at me. I'm glad to know I provide more entertainment than his music!
And so now to go and plan some more lessons, to keep on top of these brainy kids! Lots of love to everyone at home. Steph