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... to Beijing highlighted just how bad the traffic can be in this city of 21 million people. We drove at speed limit for the first 50kms of our 70km drive. The last 20km took over two hours!
Dinner was a rerun of the previous lunch and dinner -- private room, tables for 6 to 8, 10 to 12 items on a lazy susan. The food was okay to good. Beverages of tea, soda or beer. Brennan slept the last 1-1/2 hours on the bus ride and was still ...
... Forbidden City, it was time for lunch. Throngs of people lined the streets and the constant hustle and bustle of Beijing traffic was omnipresent. Now, I've been to New York City and encountered busy areas filled with people like Times Square before. But in Beijing it seems as though it just does not stop. Truth be told, with roughly the entire population of Canada in a major metropolitan metropolis like Beijing, the pure density of people is unreal. And ...
... out some sharp moves that impressed all their
Afternoon sessions were a combination of Chinese Art
classes and Tai Chi, with Tian again proving to be a great translator, and
assisting the Art teacher with translation between the class students. Paper
cutting classes were a huge hit amongst all the students, learning to cut and
fold Chinese characters with paper. Some of the results, although simple in
... was crowded but not as bad as the Forbidden City. This is where the emperor went twice a year in June and December to worship to the heavens. There would be huge celebrations there to pray to the heavens for good crops. The temple consisted of Several sections that each had it's very own meaning. As we were about to leave the temple in walks Vivian from our Guangxi trip. It was so crazy running into someone you know among the thousands that were there. Our Guides ...
... with only 2 stops - was.... GREAT (of course but you know i am a geek for thoese trains) 304 kmph awesome!!!
I was very lucky to have had a lift to Nanjing station, and to be met at Beijing station - certainly made it a lot easier .
later that day i went out for a look around