Zuo An Men Hotel
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... passed and no taxis were even slowing down as they passed by so Jessie came up with an alternative plan. Instead of waiting around we could check out Jingshan Park which was right next to where we were standing and had some excellent views of the Forbidden City. Then when we were done either our driver would have his car figured out or we could try again with the cabs. That sounded great to us so we paid a few yuan to get into the park and then realized that the only way ...
... which made my heart melt when I found this out earlier this evening.
As a round off for today, we asked them to write down questions that they would like to ask us and what they have enjoyed this week which we will answer on Tuesday when we next teach them. The questions that we have received have been both cute and hilarious. Highlights being “Do you have a girlfriend?” “Do you like Chinese girls?” (The latter we suspect is from a young girl ...
... Natasha "So far China has been pretty good. We visited the Silk Road market, The Great Wall, the Jade factory, the Ming Tombs - and a bunch of random streets when Mrs Bryce got us lost. Hopefully won't happen again." - Angus "A brilliant start to what promises to be a fantastic trip! It's only the second day and were already a fully-fledged well bonded group! Today's weather for The Great Wall was the best ever! Blue skies - unheard of ...
Getting there was okay, we took the subway. Beijing subway is a little different because everyone has to have their bags scanned before entering. When we got to Tiananmen Square there was extra security, and we had to have our bags scanned again. Public transit is pretty cheap in Beijing, only 2 RMB (about 0.33 CAD) for the subway and 1 RMB (about 0.17 CAD) for the bus. However, if you have ...
... wall to ourselves. We hiked the wall for a few hours and then headed to lunch. Unfortunately the slide down was out of service so we had to take the chair lift back down the mountain. We'll have to go back for the slide! The lunch was way better than we had thought it would be and gave us a good break before taking the minibus back into Beijing.
That night we had dinner at happy hour and went to bed. We had a train to catch to Shanghai in the morning.