Home Inn (Beijing Anhuaqiao)
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A dreadful sleep was not what I needed but what I got. I slept for a couple of hours and then tossed and turned for the next five or six hours. It's going to be a long day.
A bit of computer time and down to the breakfast room. There actually was an egg chef--if not quite an omelet chef--plus toast, java, OJ via powder and red bean dumplings. That will be our benchmark probably until Xian.
0900 rendezvous with everyone save the Aussie bros to head to Tiananmen Square. ...
... for the Hall of Supreme Harmony. From the time of the third emperor, Yongzheng, all the Qing emperors, 8 in total resided in this hall. The main exit gate of the Forbidden City is the Gate of Divine Might, behind the Imperial Garden. It takes about two to three hours for you to visit the Forbidden City. Tracey walked with us to and through the Hutoungs constantly throwing her arm out and protecting us from the traffic, which was super funny her a ...
... Square and the Forbidden City. Although I was glad to see these sights. nothing measured up to the Great Wall. I think this was due to the lack of Chinese history knowledge I have in addition to all Chinese temples looking the same after about the third one you see.
That night. we decided to go to the Peking Opera Show, an apparent must-see when you are in Beijing. I am happy I went so now I can say I did, but let me just say- I am really glad ...
... stalls and buy touristy bits before getting lunch n grabbing the coach back to Beijing.
Once back we chilled out before grabbing a pizza at Pizza Hut... Which unlike the the KFC had food as expected, ( - as well as additional Chinese options).
Back at hotel we sorted our bags ready for tomorrow's afternoon flight and our day bag to do some more tourist stops during the day. ...
... I’ve put some photo’s on of Andy on his new scooter which he loves, I may be getting a push bike tomorrow, so that will be cool too. Different ways of getting around.
Right, must go as about to speak to Mum on Skype with some luck…. The internet has been terrible lately that we’ve struggled to talk. It’s just dropped out & come back again, so we’ll see.
Take care everyone & catch up again soon.