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Travel Blogs from Beijing
Today is Sunday, Chaos reigns. We went to Tian'anmen Square, where there were thousands of tourists. Most of them are Chinese, but crowded, oh my goodness. About every 15th person was secret police watching your every move. It was a shame as I would have like to have seen it with less people and enjoy t more. Still Sunday drivers and all that. …
Today it was thick smog in Beijing and cold. I had prepared for this with layers of clothing, as I told the Wall would be freezing. Well not so it turned out to be about 16deg when we got to the wall and by the time I came down from is I was pretty much soaked.
Our first stop of the day was something called a cloisonne factory. This where …
Arrived in Beijing. There has been an 7.0 earthquake at Chengdu area near the Mount Emei mountain range 8.00am today. 100 dead so far. Buildings shook in Chengdu apparently.These are the news headlines. As it was shallow it caused a lot of damage.China earthquake toll rises to 160At least 6,700 injured as shallow, magnitude-7 quake strikes Sichuan province.
All too soon my time in China is coming to an end... the tour officially ending yesterday with everyone leaving at various times today.
After a restless night Caroline and I take our time getting going and I sit back and watch her pack, she leaves at 7pm tonight and the boys at midday and for me not until tomorrow afternoon and I am so …
After saying goodnight to the boys yesterday we all agreed a little lie in was needed after such an epic full on day hiking the Great Wall.
We met at 10.30am, Caroline decided to spend the day by herself and rest while Adam, David and myself paid a visit to Beijing Zoo. We couldn't not go and see for ourselves the famous Pandas.
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