Super 8 (Beijing Shunyi Zhuhang)
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... is a step up from the hard sleeper, not on the basis of the beds but due to the fact that there are only 4 bunks and a door to the carriage rather than opening directly onto the passage way. Of course we did have a snorer.
As for sightseeing in Beijing, we did our best with the Lama Buddhist temple, Confucius temple, Drum & Bell towers, Heavenly temple, the Forbidden City (where the Emperors used to live) and the Summer palace (acres of park land ...
The Great Wall is one of the most recognisable and revered historical sites in the world, and you cannot come to Beijing and not visit it. Therefore, Dean and I, along with a group of Danish friends, organised a minivan to take us to Mutianyu, a section of the wall. My classmate Ida and her boyfriend Christian, as well as our friend Maja and her family (her parents, her sister Louisa, her sister's boyfriend Benjamin and ...
... tofu with warmish potatoes and a cold cinnamon bagel. I expected fresh fruit and vegetables so I think I’ll stick to regular meals in the future.
Once through customs in London I managed to get myself to the baggage claim instead of to the bus taking passengers to connecting flights so I had to exit and walk from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3 to catch the plane to Frankfurt and, of course, go through security again. This time I managed to set off ...
... Although walking home tonight I actually had goosebumps, what are they?! My phone said the temperature was still 25 degrees, so obviously we've got used to the intense summer heat!!
Well, again not really very cultral - but hey, not making an apology this time, we're writing our diary really & choosing to share it with anyone who wants to read it, so this is us!! Normal sightseeing will resume soon!
Bye for now,
Tracy & Andy
... ITS SO STUPID. 4 people went around us IN LINE AT MCD's. what?! seriously? I was literally angry. So the 5th person tried, and Daniel was kind of like..frustrated, but I just stepped in front of this guy who was trying to cut us of and was just like. jieguo (excuse me) Seriously. Everytime I say anything in Chinese to a Native Chinese person when they are trying to cut-off the laowai...their eyes get HUGE and are sooo surprised. Anyways. Had to feed ...
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