Grand Metropark Hotel
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This morning I woke up fairly well rested and only slightly jetlagged. The day loomed hot, humid, sticky and what the locals call "foggy" -- in other words, so smoggy that you can't see much through the haze. Fairly typical for Beijing.
After a big buffet breakfast at the hotel -- with both western and Chinese foods, though what I thought were chocolate croissants actually turned out to be croissants filled with red bean paste -- we set out to explore the city.
... but more amused when Phil immediately stumbled himself. They all quickly made the same hand gesture back to him. After climbing for around one hour, we finally reached the top of this section of the wall. It was a real reason to celebrate and gave us a feeling of accomplishment. Time for the return trip which I assumed would be a much easier affair. Yes it didn't cause your heart to thumb loudly and strongly but it was an incredible strain on ...
... and oinking trying to figure out the meat in the pictures. The locals have a pretty good sense of humour and have a giggle at my attempt and give me a thumbs up, patronizing clap oreven high five me when I get it right. I have never been more proud to be an Australian then when I have three Americans in stitches just when telling a very simple story. Even simple pronunciation of words and the way everything is shortened stands out. I really didn't think that I used a ...
... can help people to forget about their pressure, and go back to their childhood years." I went on the last day it was displayed, so the place was very full. Everyone there was pretty obsessed with interacting with the duck for photos; posing like you're touching it, hugging it, kissing it. Conversely, my friend Vesliana and I just took selfies of us doing things like 'duck face' in front of the Rubber Duck. You could see which ...
... haha)!! I wouldn't say that either of us are particularly naive at all, quite the opposite I would say we have quite a bit of common sense between us (split 70-30% of course) but it just goes to show that you still can be had. Never mind though lesson learnt and a nice little experience in with it as well as it was a quaint little place we would never have gone on our own!! After having our fill of noodles etc we returned to the hostel and have booked our trip to the Mutianyu section ...