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... so exciting to get our first glimpse of the wall quite a ways from where we would actually climb it. Once we arrived at the park we walked along a lovely street with beautiful flowers and a big sign built into the wall that quoted Mao in saying that you can't truly be considered a hero if you haven't climbed the Great Wall. So I guess we are all heroes now! They took a group picture of us and put it into a very nice book of photos of the wall in all ...
... to see Kung Foo, but we were not interested in it.
As the night was still young we got on the metro to see the olympic city at night. We had to change twice, but four of us managed it and had a fantastic time strolling around in the evening. We had planned to see more, but spent so much time around the park, it was soon time to go back to the ...
Well I thankfully woke up in time to get my taxi to the train station for my train to Beijing. Had a bit of a heavy night on the local Vodka in Mongolia so was a bit rough but thankful that I woke up at 6am just in time for my taxi pulling up!
It was a bit of a shorter train ride this one, just 30 hours from Ulaanbataar to Beijing! and I guess that is it really the end of my Trans-Siberian adventure now, I've done it. One of my dreams ticked of my list and ...
... a street with a lot of red lanterns hanging everywhere. That and a ton of restaurants and souvenir shoppes. That's about it. After, we headed over to another hutong to walk around a bit. This was not Hou Hai, it's one that tourists don't visit so I guess it was normal that the locals were giving us strange stares. It was much grittier, a few food stalls here, a market there. Nothing pretty. Just locals going about their daily business. In ...
... be as good as the toboggan. It was actually a ski lift and we were so high above the trees it was crazy and we werent even fastened in really, you just pulled a bar back and hung on!!
We made it to the airport a couple of hours before check in so got some food. Finally found an English menu and asked for vegetables and noodle soup but tjhey didnt have any so I braved dumplings which can be veggie but turned out to be fishy so I had James riuce. Our flight has ...
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