Hanting Express (Beijing China Central Place Second)
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... In fifteen years, the Chinese middle class will reach 800 million."
The vastness of this group of people is jaw dropping. But more impressive is how quickly this all happened. In 2000, just 4 percent of the Chinese urban population was middle class. By 2012, over two-thirds of urban Chinese were middle class.
Middle class here is defined as earning between $9,000 and $16,000 USD. It may be ...
... We tobogganed down, and Alexi got angry at me cause I didn't go fast enough.. lol
We had a quick look at the markets there and I got conned into buying a ******* Panda hat… I don't even know… I now have two hats I don't want and don't know why I bought.
We had lunch at a restaurant with the rest of the tour.. The food was pretty Average, and those things are always awkward. I sat next to a nice Irish couple.. but theres ...
... a Chinese macaroni with tomato sauce. I really enjoyed it, and I think it was the first meal that I had that I finished.
On the way back to the Center, we saw a Michael Jackson impersonator who was dancing to MJ songs. He was moon-walking and pointing. He looked pretty good! He also had a chicken tied up to a bucket. Why? Not sure, but does it really matter why? It's Beijing, and that's all the reason you need.
... but when I looked closer, I realized that I wasn’t. At one of the food stores, the food they were selling was INSECTS! I saw some scorpions on sticks and then the store owner proceeded to pick one up. The scorpions were still ALIVE….I think I jumped back 10 feet! He kept gesturing to stick the wriggling scorpions (they should be dead cause their whole bodies are being pierced by a wooden stick!) into oil in order to fry them. He was persistent in ...
... at Beijing station at 2pm.
Beijing hits you like a steam train. Nothing can quite prepare you for the sights, smells and noise of the capital of China that is home to 22 million people!
After checking in we went for a wonder and ended up at the famous food market not realising this really is the place where you can eat anything. We passed stalls selling penis, live scorpions, starfish, seahorses, deep fried tarantula, crickets, silk worms ...