Hanting Express Beijing Yansha Xiaoyun Bridge
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... finally getting to Mao's Maosoleum, having failed to do so last time. Luckily we picked a day that wasn't so hot, but although it was a weekday, Tian'anmen Square was still packed. We struggled through all the queues and security into the square itself, found the end of the queue (having been almost foiled by the red herring of the queue into the National Museum), only to be told we had to put our bag into the cloakroom.
We had to go back over ...
... we had to put everything in that, and pack up our big backpacks. It was nice having time after breakfast to relax and pack instead of jumping right into a busy day. The guys offered to carry my stuff which was amazing. So I distributed my stuff amongst the guys and didn't have to
carry anything except my camera and water.
... takes your fancy. We opted for a yummy potato tornado, fried banana and a strawberry skewer. We're braving up for some unknown filled dumplings next time. We ogled at the bright lights down Wangfujing Dajie, basically Piccadilly Circus, and popped into the big shopping mall as we could see dinosaurs. Laura was a happy lady. Now with the national 3 day 'Mid-Autumn Festival' starting tomorrow we thought we'd better have a preview of what we were going to expect ...
... Beijing had stricken me as. There were guards everywhere protecting the flag, something I found a bit weird if it was meant literally, shoot all that endanger this flag, but oh well.
Next, we crossed the road to the Forbidden City. We got super lucky and skipped the massive hour long queues and entered through the massive palace gates, huge and ornamental and amazing in their scale. We walked through for about an hour, admiring the ancient ...
... minutes of this part and spent the entire 2 mile stretch thinking about the strongly worded email I would write the GWM ppl about how unsafe this was!! …this never happened ha but kept me entertained.
The wall round-2, my good deed and the FINISH:
At mile 21 is where you reenter the wall for the second time!...and MAN DOES THAT SUCK! … back on the stairs and still 5 miles to go is NOT a good feeling to say the least. But the change in scenery is ...