Travel Blogs from Chengde
... 9:30 this morning. The best way to describe our vehicle for this trip is a cross between an army vehicle and a bus. It's also bright orange so it definitely stands out. On board there are bus seats with a few turned around with a table in between them. It was quite the chore for the driver to gets out of the hotel parking lot and tons of people were there looking and taking pictures. Everywhere we seem to drive the vehicle is catching people's attention. ...
... by a high wall and are being slowly renovated. Split in to 3 areas hills, the plains and the lakes. There are small buses that do the circuits so you can see the many pavilions and pagodas. In addition to the Summer Palace there are a number of temples and monasteries closely surrounding the palace established by the Emperors over time, one Tibetan Buddhist Temple was built to mimic the Potalla Palace in ...
... over to their place. Actually, hostels do not exist there.
Goodbye, Chengdull, I will not be coming back.
Back in Beijing, we spent Thomas’ last night at Hou Hai, nice, relaxing time outside Purple Bar. There was live music...night hawkers...and good company! Bye Thomas! see you again for our 2nd or 3rd year anniversary! :D
... side fish markets. The river banks provide a nice strolling area, were the locals sit down to play chess, checkers and all sorts of tile games and the river itself provides fishing for those so inclined and equipped. Though both lively and cosy, Chengde has little to offer in ways of what would be called traditional restaurants. Hole-in-the-wall style eateries come aplenty, though, and at the local market one can, by pointing and making hand gestures fill the stomach with all ...
July 20th - The Great Wall i keep hearing about
I woke up at 5:30 today and got ready to head to the Great Wall. The other guy in my room, Clifford (the big red dog) and I headed off at 6 and took the metro to the bus station then followed the directions that I found on tripadvisor to where we got the ticket. We had to wait a little bit for the ticket people to arrive, then we got the ticket. For 120 yuan it included the bus ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking