Hanting Express Sanyuan West Bridge
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... of these exhibits showed the palace getting their first telephone, and it had Beijing's first phone book on display.
Leaving the Forbidden City was... in my opinion, a nightmare. Remember how I said there was a lot of people visiting that day? Well, there is no subway station at the palace exit, only a bus stop. So everyone was lined up to take the bus. There were so many people that 2 ...
... and not crowded so we can enjoy our climb leisurely (meaning we were very slow). The most difficult part of climbing was the unevenness of the steps. Coming down was even worst than going up until Ray figured out that we could do it easier by going backwards. We stopped at the Ming Tombs on the way back. Once a sacred place was messed up by all the coins and paper money Chinese tourists threw all over. I wish they would just send their donation directly to the ...
... pictures with us or taking sneaky 1s, I wonder how long it will last before it becomes very annoying!! We finished the day with a trip to an enamel factory- a requirement by the government for all tour groups along with the tea ritual... Our last day in Beijing we went to silk alley, a massive shopping mall just full of fake brands, everything you could think of. My only purchase was a pair of converse for £7.50, bargain hunter! Could have gotten so ...
Well, we've just reached our 3 month anniversary here on Friday & have survived!! In many ways time has flown, but in others it feels like we have been here a lot longer. Also we've been married 4 months today! Andy has just bought me some beautiful sunflowers.
Another busy week at work, the boss has been there & is here for 2 weeks & we always take a lot in from him, so that's good. He's happy with how ...
... by my host parents friends, dropped off in the middle of the street, thankfully the dad helped me to school. So i walked into the building, and start following the dad up the stairs. I walked up for what felt like forever ( i now know that classes are on the 6th floor, and we aren't allowed to take the elevator). I soon realized that there were about 7 other kids that also didn't learn chinese, so thank god im the not the only one. Although i did meet a girl ...
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