Beijing Yanshan Hotel
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... was quite smoggy, being a Monday so all the factories were back up and running, but as the day progressed it got clearer and clearer so by the end of our time on the wall you actually could see quite a way along it.
We took the Slide down from the wall which was really good fun, it was a 2km toboggan which was included in the cable car price. We were running late by the time we got back down to where we were having lunch provided, arriving 10 minutes before it finished. ...
... for the underground and then finding that the train is parked half mile down the platform – culminating in an early morning jog (fraught !!!). Train journey took us through some beautiful countryside – very green and fertile as far as the eye could see , occasionally dotted with people working in the fields. We were ready for a coffee when we arrived at the base ...
... to take had no train?! Frustrated doesn't even come close I was hankering for a cigarette and to meet James for beer!! I was surprised that the train station staff haven't started charging us rent the amount of time we have spent there this week!
Luckily the women in the hostel are fabulous and helped us with the ticket situation and explained that the 'no train' statement was because the train journey i had found online and planned around so i could go hike a ...
... theres more...........to reach the wall you have the option of taking a $80 Yuan ($18 NZ) gondola ride up to the top which saves you a 30 minute steep climb and allows you more time walking the wall. Of course we took the gondola ride as it was 31 degrees- hot & sticky!
Upon our accent of the wall, with breath taking views, actually thats a lie as the smog is bad in Spring so we could only see 2km ...
... 8216;Just had my tea, think I’ll watch X-Factor now, LOL’ on them and post them back to all your contacts?” It’s the first time on our trip that I thought he might hit me! Anyway, so what with the netbook issue, and the fact that my camera is consistently providing great photos too, Dan is going through the technological equivalent of ‘penis envy’.
Our next stop on our magical mystery tour of Beijing’s ...
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