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... one of the only ones I
remember watching the opening ceremony for, so it was exciting to go to the
Olympic park and see the Birds Nest and the Ice cube… we didn’t actually go
inside the buildings but i enjoyed walking around the outside of the park and
looking at the architecture of the building. There were lots of street vendors
selling trinkets again but I with restrained myself and didn’t waste my money.
... us to stay at another hostel, which turned out to be one which we had wanted to stay in but were told there was no availability. Our hostel was located in the centre of an area called Five Avenues, where one of the streets used to be called London Street. Merely walking around you can tell that the area was heavily influenced by the Europeans who used to live there. Even once we left Five Avenues and wandered towards the river and up Finance street it ...
... 35 yuan so I was pretty darn proud of myself aha. We also got to feed some bears on our way down( don't know why they have bears on the Great Wall) which was also pretty fun! When we got back to Beijing we had to say our sad Goodbyes to our new friends but I know that this won't be the last time that we see them. They both treated us like royalty and we only hope that we can one day show them the same kindness and generosity that they showed us! After saying Goodbye ...
... but the park around consisted of some of the greenest grass and nicest gardens I have seen in China. Afterwards, I took the subway to the Summer Palace. We saw the palace, and the lake that it overlooked, and decided to walk around the entire lake. If anyone goes to the summer palace in the future, remember you don’t have to walk around the lake. It was a three hour walk with no new scenery, just a different angled view of ...
... morning we barely wake up. We head down to Bazaar for the complimentary breakfast buffet which can run circles out of any one in Atlantic City or Las Vegas. The spread was crazy. Everything from eggs, bacon, your basic **** to Chinese noodles and (no thank you at 7:30AM, sushi). We then got on the bus to our first destination. Lin explained to us as we hopped on the road and quickly got nowhere that in Beijing, they don't have rush hour, ...