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... it and feel like we've only scratched the surface of the city, we'll definitely be coming back one day, it's one of our favourite cities in Asia. We would also definitely recommend Dragon King Hostel, the rooms were huge and clean, great wifi and the staff were really helpful, speaking great English and also helping us out with translating certain things in to Chinese. There's also a pretty cool bar which had great daily offers and was a good place to meet other ...
... took a photo of us both as well, which she said she would email to me but I've not received it (see further on in the chapter about blocked emails).
I was wearing dark blue travel cargo's, my faithful Timberlands and a Red Hot Chili Peppers T-shirt. Other people were wearing T-shirts with all kinds of slogans so I knew that wasn't what was causing the glares, but I had considered the possibility that the RHCP logo itself (a big blunt red asterisk) was maybe similar to ...
... down! Mr.Li found us as we were walking by one of the stalls, i rather embaressingly mistook him for one of the hundreds of vendors trying to sell me tat and waved him down saying 'not want thank you!' In chinese haha, luckily grant recognized him and we went back to his car. When we got there he showed us some birds he had in little wooden cages in his boot, and then showed us how he puts food in the cages and leave the lids open when he comes here, and when the birds fly in they ...
Actually, my trip started the day before when I left Shangrao. It’s a really long train ride to Beijing and I was very happy that I had a hard sleeper. I love traveling by train, but I recommend on hard sleeper (or soft sleeper if you want to spend a bit more) for any trip longer than 4 or 5 hours. It’s not just that you can stretch out, you’re also not anywhere ...
... that such opulence existed while the majority of the populace lived a menial lifestyle.
The number of palaces within the complex is only outmatched by the number of tourists and so, once we had our fill, we headed over to Wangfujing to check out the shops and markets. Part of our reason for choosing Wangfujing was to visit the Snack Street, where vendors sell such gastro favourites as:
-Scorpions on a Stick
-Silkworms on a Stick
-Spiders on a Stick
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