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... of course), but lots of beauty on the outside! Next on the list was the Forbidden City- a world heritage site and well deserved, although a pretty busy the place is so massive that there were plenty of opportunities to have a little space. The Forbidden city served as the imperial palace from 1420-1912, it holds 980 buildings and covers 180 acres. AKA- Massive!!! My favourite was definitely the imperial garden, lots of big trees and ...
... and played cards with 10 people. May I was the game and we drank and enjoyed the afternoon. The scenery if the gorges was quite spectacular. Warren got stuck into the Cointreau and was very drunk by end of the night A terrible evening show but we took over the dance floor afterwards and had fun dancing. Warren was very ...
... 2 hour journey to the wall entrance.
The Wall itself
It was spectacular! The view was absolutely incredible with the rolling green covered hills that went as far as you could see. We went for the "lazy" option and rode the chair lift to the top before we trekked our way up and down the many steps. When we first arrived it was quite misty/foggy, but by the time we reached the end of the first side we ventured, the sun was shining and it highlighted ...
... through and looking at all of the different artwork.
At one of the galleries, the owners had 2 white, fluffy dogs that I REALLY wanted to pet, but Wei wouldn't let us. He then told us that in Beijing, depending on which ring of the city you live in, there is a limit on the number of dogs you can own and also on the weight/size of the dog. These 2 were probably the size of a golden retriever, and they were by far the biggest dogs we ...
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After getting up close and personal with the locals, I jumped off at my stop which was Tiananmen East. As soon as you exited the station you were greeted by the massive square and the famous Chairman Mao Portrait hanging across the road above the entrance to the Forbidden Palace. The national museum of China flanked both sides of the square with the palace to the north and another impressive public building to ...