Travel Blogs from Beijing
... walk to find your way back. There are also bag checks and wanding at every subway station (and with a ride costing 20p, that's some impressive budget managing) , tourist attraction, and even, by Tiananmen Square, in an underpass to cross the road. The things we thought we would find most challenging to deal with; spitting, litter, smoking; are not anywhere near as bad as we thought they would be (however not non-existent, especially the spitting, resplendent ...
... for customs, Passports and sniffer dogs. The Mongolians seemed a lot more friendly.
Managed to sneak to a shop and stock up before the border with Cereal and Milk and a bottle of Vodka. I had to !. Once we were at the Mongolian check point the Vodka opened up and that was it. The rest is a Blur.
Vodka with apple juice in the heat on a train is not a good idea.
We went for a ...
... I could get a sense of the history that happened there. It was striking to think that 150 years ago, the palace was burnt and looted, and I wonder what is was like in its days of glory. Part of the grounds had European architecture, and the ruins of the European style buildings are placed there today. There is also this maze, like Labrynth-style maze or like a corn maze, but the walls are so short! I think that it serves as proof that men were shorter back then. The maze was ...
... but less crowded.
A round way cable car takes you to the wall itself and back down, overlooking the large amount of dense trees and the zigzag mountains. In the afternoon there was a Hutong tour with rickshaw, to discover the old Beijingers'life by visiting the ...
... order? Natty, you were the first person I really bonded with on this trip and tbh I don't want to lose that. I know you didn't want to leave and it broke my heart that there was nothing I could do to make you feel better. I love you and you are amazing and beautiful. You're like a big sister to me sometimes. Jamie, you really made it for me. You were a barrel of laughs, even if the circumstances aren't always so fortunate. You were ...
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