Home Inn (Beijing Xibianmen)
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... Il Sung and Kim Jong Il) and other Pyongyang highlights Panmunjom/DMZ – the border with South Korea Beaches of Wonsan and Hamhung on the beautiful east coast The stunning mountain scenery of Mt Kumgang Please note that the itinerary may differ slightly to what is below but your tour leader will do their best to ensure that as much is covered as possible and will also add in extras when there is time such as a visit to a local bar or a funfair. We visit the DPRK regularly ...
... despite mist/smog. Having got up at 3am to watch England lose (again) it was time for a well deserved nap before another fantastic meal and then yet another night train - my final long journey - to Beijing.
Upon arrival there was no time for hanging about, it was a quick shower, pack a day bag and then off to explore the Great Wall of China. This was an amazing trip where we drove out to a completely deserted section of the wall and camped right next to it. We had to ...
... br> - cold!!
- ignore the pushiness and just roll with it or you'll go crazy
- use non-verbal cues to explain yourself
- never be in a rush bc you will get lost and confused
- Don't come during Chinese New Year. The crowds are massive and not foreigner friendly
Pros: rich history, interesting, cheap hostel/subway
Cons: rude, pushy, smog/haze, loud, very big, no English
So the big thing I reread about in this blog ...
... are made for women and Chinese men, they barely cover half of the bottom of my feet and don't do much more than make the floor more slippery. I'm almost as sweaty after the shower as I was up on the Wall because there is very little AC in the shower room, but at least it's just 1 layer of fresh sweat and I'm in fresh clothes. Its a good thing we arrived back at the airport with plenty of time, the security check-in is ridiculous. You have to go through 3 checkpoints to get ...
... some savory sandwich looking options and shared. We weren’t super impressed; they were all covered with a really creamy mayo-like sauce and a strange sweet yet cheesy drizzle over top of the cabbage and other green veggies. It was just a really bizarre flavor combo but we were glad to have tried what Chinese people must think all cafes serve. The best part of the bakery is the staff. The first time we went in, a young guy came up to me offering to help ...