GreenTree Inn Beijing Caishikou
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... a few underground stations and within walking distance of some lovely restaurants and cafes. We treated ourselves, through an internet deal, to a suite room with plenty of space as we were here for a few days, a lovely sized living room, bedroom and large bathroom were ours for the time we were here, the room was great but a bit dark, the wifi was atrocious and the staff were very hit or miss, mostly miss but we enjoyed our time here anyway, it was such a good location and ...
... as the trains run so frequently and the sections criss cross efficiently. From there, we had split into two groups to take two taxis there, and ended up arriving at different spots and had to find each other. Tracy was the first to have an ATM stop and had a lot of trouble with it. Her first attempt didn't offer her anything but a balance enquiry. Then I came with her and successfully withdrew cash, so she tried again, and once again she got a machine that offered ...
... the wall. Also when buying the ticket for the cable cart we saw they had a toboggan for the way down! Definitely get a ticket for that too. Once up on the actual wall we had 3 hours to walk as much or as little as we liked. The wall is obviously absolutely massive and stretches for around 8000 miles, the part we was on alone (or the part we could see) was a fair few miles in itself. What we didn't realise was how ...
Well of course I got to the top – was terrified at the prospect of having to actually get off the thing so miss filming the end! Was left feeling a bit shaky but it was worth it so that we could both get to the top…
some amazing scenery !!
then a nice walk back down. At the bottom - a nice surprise we found a beautiful chinese garden, with bridge, pagoda, streams, cave and many flowers and rocks etc.
... terrain, rising up around 30-50 feet, tapering at the top to 10-20 feet wide. As it follows the existing terrain the walkway along the length of the wall involves negotiating uneven brick stairs at very steep angles.There are signs at the entrance warning that it's not recommended for those with weak hearts, lungs or brains. We continued in spite of this.
There are crenelations and small openings along the northern side of the wall for defense, with a smaller waist-high ...