7 Days Inn Beijing Guomao
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... party area) for drinks. It was her last night before returning to Vancooover. We met some Chinese people at an Italian bar and ended up bar hopping with them until the sun came up. Blurry night.
Slept most of the day. Ate dinner at Papa Johns, then returned to the hotel for more rest.
Visited The Great Wall today. We decided to go the Mutianyu section of the was as there are supposed to be fewer tourists there. After a metro ride to ...
... and offered to take us out for cheap breakfast to an authentic Chinese cafe, which we couldn't refuse. I had my first soup with tofu that was pretty watery and tasteless but edible and a deep fried soy bean ball, but one bite was enough. I'm really glad we were with Lei as I'm sure we wouldn't have picked a local place, with no English writing in sight. I got Lei to write down the phrase 'I am vegetarian' so I would be able to order without problems from now on. Well ...
... We also quickly made some new friends who we walked with: a guy from Holland, a girl from Singapore and another girl from England.
After our time on the wall we were taken to a local restaurant for a buffet lunch that was actually quite good. We're both still terrible with chopsticks though. We then had the long drive to Beijing but it passed quite quickly as we were tired ...
... photo, people take it as a free for all opportunity to take a snap! Oh well, guess I should lap up the attention while its there! And whilst I'm on this rant, I'd better mention the best too. Sightseeing in 34 degree heat requires serious stamina and lots of sun cream. Unfortunately I failed to consider the need for sun cream on the feet and am now sporting some rather fetching sandal burn lines!
On our penultimate night in Beijing we also experienced the ...
... you to walk back the way you came, where there was actually a gondola down from the other side, also there were several very steep sections, which I never realised, always assuming the wall was flat on top, not so! This turned out to be a great choice as there were hardly any people on the side we chose, whereas, we could see bus loads of people pushing their way up in the other direction. After our new traditional thermos tea break, on the great wall this ...