Home Inn (Beijing Zizhuqiao)
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Made it!! After my very long flight I have arrived. :)
Got off the plane and it was HOT!! Nothing unbearable but certainly not comfortable.
Found my way through immigration and customs without any problems. Both my bags were there so my luck so far on this trip was continuing. As I exited I was told to look for a driver holding a sign with my name. Well there were about 500 people outside the doors and about 50 ...
... to get there after a couple more stops to pick other people up. Our tour guide, Aree, was a feisty, young Chinese woman who I was a little scared of. On the long journey she gave us some history on the 7000km long wall, well that was when you could understand what she was saying. The only bit we really caught was an old Chinese saying "A man isn't great until he has walked the Great Wall." Once there the 7 of us, from our bus, climbed onto the wall and to our amazement there ...
... had a dish which the English translation was 'Mushrooms rape'. We all fell about laughing and demanded to try it but they hadn't the ingredients to make it. We went back to the hostel in the evening as Louise was flying back to London. Before she left Windy bought us this traditional Beijjng yoghurt drink which smelt so rotten but tasted great!! After Louise left Talbot, Lochie and I went to a rooftop bar on our street and had some drinks and shisha which was a great end to the ...
Hello from Beijing!
Hope you're all ok, tried not to leave it quite so long before writing this time!
Beijing is getting colder, just below zero at night but some lovely bright sunny days still, although I think the big winter coats will be needed soon……..
School is going well still, I’ve passed my 2 month probation period and they want to keep me!! I feel now that I’m just over 2 months in that I’m getting ...
... or fly kites.
The tour finished there for the day but we went with Gerlinde and Jerome to golden street, a pedestrian market near our hotel. Jerome helped us bargain for some cheap souvenirs and we took pictures of fried scorpion and other sketchy looking streetfood.
We then returned to our hotel for some jasmine tea before jetlag defeats us.
Wish I could post photos but you'll have to wait!
Tomorrow is the great wall and a roast duck dinner. ...