Zhongyou Hotel (Liupukang)
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... exercises. He has a stiff back and does these regularly. I make YF laugh when I point they look like he is doing 'The Timewarp'.
Haggling! We were learning to haggle. As we leave the park at the Temple of Heaven, we found one of our first souvenir shops. I managed to help Joseph by muttering disparaging comments about the price of a hat for him. Fortunately, my uncertain attempts to sound unimpressed translated correctly as 'too much' in ...
... at the 14th tower to the 19th tower. I stopped at this point looking up the mountain of steps to the next tower. I had a rest, while Robert climbed up even further up the wall.
By this time other people had come up to the wall and we're passing by us. As we walked back towards the cable car, more and more people were arriving on to the wall.
I loved mutanya part of the wall because there was sections with small steps, sections with large steps and ...
... things are. You’re wrong. Badly wrong, in fact, like, off by an order of magnitude. This is not to say don’t walk, but be careful about picking where you want to walk, and then take a cab there. This is probably more true with kids, but we were all pretty footsore at the end of most days until we wised up.
How not to get a taxi
By the end of our visit to Beijing we had figured out that taxis are cheap and things ...
... movement into the visa processing room.
Once inside, we were briefly interrogated by a Kazakh official and obliged to complete our own letter of invitation. After a brief sojourn at the bank to pay the meager 140 Yuan visa fee, we were shortly reassured that not only would we soon be in possession of a Kazakh visa but, exceeding all our expectations, they would even try to expedite the processing time from 7 to 4 days at our request!
We left the ...
... as a tourist attraction) then you can expect it to be pretty busy. The Palace Museum or Forbidden City as everyone outside China calls it, is the heart of Beijing, geographically, culturally and in the Beijingers collective psyche. The complex of buildings was originally built in the early 1400 and took 14 years to build with a work force of 1 million workers (it seems they have never had a workforce shortage in China). But it's been added to in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries ...