Home Inn (Beijing Dongzhimen)
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... baking in the shirt he
had on, and then walked back to the Imperial Palace, better known as the
Forbidden City. Problem was, we had trouble finding the entrance, which seems
really stupid, but we couldn't seem to find it. We didn't have a dedicated
China tour book, just our Trans-Siberian Handbook which included Beijing, and
the apps on our phones, which we thought would be enough. The Trip Advisor app
was pointing us in one direction, ...
... time for a quick shower and then group dinner at the hotel meeting everyone.
Totally we were 6 Australians, 4 New Zealanders, 4 from the UK and I, the odd ball from Finland.
Everybody was quite tired, so after dinner and an introduction talk by our guide Frank, we all said good night and went to bed.
... the whole trip really fell on it's ****. Not only had the Mongolians not invaded in the last eight hundred years but it turns out that there aren't any Mongolians anywhere near the wall. In fact the section of wall we visited wasn't even on the boarder of China. I was lead to believe that the Chinese economy had boomed during the western credit crisis but if they can't even afford to invest in a new, more ...
... and Jiangsu parks right behind the city. These parks were soooooo beautiful and each actually had some really great and different views of the whole city of Beijing as well as the Forbidden City itself!...much more impressive in aerial form if you ask me ha. Anyways, so we strolled around for a bit in the park- great great gardens and a fab lake etc. etc. Though mind you EVERYTHING in Beijing seemed to have a damn entry fee! From admissions to monuments to parks to old streets and ...
... week we plan to relax, explore a bit more of Beijing enjoying the blue skies & sunshine, and some more sightseeing. A few birthdays next week, so happy birthday to Mum / Mum-in-law for Tuesday, 21 again Barbara?!!! Enjoy your holidays too. Rob on Monday, happy birthday old man ;), Dean on Tues & your lovely wife Tamsin on Wednesday, and lastly Debbie on Thursday (see, I didn't forget yours ;) !!!! Hils, hope you had a lovely birthday last week too. ...