Pod Inn (Beijing Zhongguancun)
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... out to be more than 3 hours, and no more money, we were very
pleased we'd made that decision, as Lei was very knowledgeable, and although he
gave us a very speedy tour of a place that you could spend 3 days exploring, we
probably saw much more than we ever would have on our own.
start, the "Forbidden City", which got that name because no-one apart
from the emperors and their servants were allowed to enter, is over 70 ...
... as so many places are always open). Because of the pollution/constant exposure to cigarette smoke, my voice has completely gone, but when I do manage to make a sound, it's in a near-James Earl Jones tone (using that phrase slightly loosely), so loving that, but need to get my 'beautiful British accent' back for tonight! I think we're going to try and find a bowling alley in Sanlitun, so shouldn't be too late... The last week's been pretty standard, going to school, ...
... is free and is very nice—I just had to show the staff my dorm card and I was good to go.
Shortly after breakfast with Nancy, Professor Lynch, Andrew, Judgeeat, Whitney, and Andrea we went to the opera house via train, bought some vianitian orchasestra tickets for Wednesday,
From there we jumped back on ...
... and my heart jumped. I'm here again! I recognize this! I was also excited to hike the wall with my friends and share this experience with them. Once the buses parked, the teachers led us to the bottom of the mountain and gave us our tickets and the time for when we had to be back. We could either pay extra to take the gondola to the top or walk the stairs. The majority of us took the stairs, and the stairs were the same as Mang Mountain--steep and many! We ...
... shut, and in a 90 km an hour zone was travelling at 120 in a car that was ready for the knacker’s yard certainly minus any safety features. It wasn’t really the speed which had us all in fear but the way he would cross all of the lanes of the motorway and drove bumper to bumper with the cars and lorry’s in front. Despite me asking him several times to slow down he just laughed and carried on.
Arriving in Badaling relieved to still be in ...