Hanting Hotel (Beijing Tiantan Wenquan)
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... step path or take a more challenging route....OR you can pay to take the cable car. Everyone chose to walk up (it's an easy 20 minute walk, but uphill via stairs)............
....yup, except my lazy **** – but hey, I was totally broken at this point (and besides, I did my Great Wall trek already). I’d lost my voice from the previous night and the past week left me the most sleep deprived ...
... are! They come by the busloads! It's basically where you go to buy knock-off stuff and other random clothes and souvenirs...six floors worth.
Allysa had to leave at 4:30 and Ada was on her way. Allysa gave me strict instructions NOT to buy anything until Ada got there (to help with bargaining). I thought that was funny. Ada got there right at 5:00. We finished up there pretty quickly, and then took the subway to Wangfujing, where we ...
... something so big it's hard to see from ground level. Cheat route up the cable car but conserved our energy for the mammoth trek along wall on a beautiful summers day. On seeing the wall you can't help but be impressed. It's an unbelievable construction. So we walked for a couple of hours along the wall.........when I say walk I mean climbed nearly vertical stairs, ...
... need one and had planned to get one but were (rightfully) dubious of the price. If you are in the same situation wait till you are in Beijing and get one from a local Dairy (corner shop) We discovered that they are half the price.
Anyway the bargaining was very successful so before we knew it, a man about my fathers age was cycling us and our bags through the dusty narrow streets.
It was so nice to be able to look about a take ...
... the mountains was unreal. We also saw areas of the wall where few tourists venture to, so often we had it all to ourselves. Its definitely a wonder of the world and we had some pretty steep hikes on the wall.
We spent the last couple days back in Beijing recuperating from the hike and seeing some of the lesser known sites but equally impressive. ...
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