Shindom Inn Beijing Dazhalan
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... photo shoot, I left always feeling better.
The best, however, is when they were too nervous to come up and would take a photo unassumingly, but still fairly obvious, we would then pose for them involuntarily. In that case, we end photo bombing our own photos.
A Random Walk
On the first night, after attempting to go the Forbidden City, we came back to the hostel to freshen up. I, however, needed to take a nap. Not wanting to hold anyone up, ...
... just the two of us again.
I walked home from the restaurant, and Pia was going to come with me, but when she saw how far away the hotel room was, she decided to go back to her room to rest.
I watched the scores of the footy, and watched Doc Martin in the room for a really chilled couple of hours. I admit, Mum, Doc Martin may be mildly entertaining.
Before I knew it, it was time to go out again and meet ...
... my offer to join the band.
Then Mrs. Flynn and Mrs. Confair's boys Hugo and Aaron came over to me. They are just the sweetest guys.
"Don't cry," they said," We will see you again."
and then gave me the biggest hugs.
Chaperones were crying, students were crying, host students were crying, host parents were crying...
This 4th of July instead of fireworks, we had waterworks.
It had been raining earlier ...
... The drive here was like being in Fast and the Furious as the driver seemed to be in quite a rush, passing all other cars at great speeds on populated small windy streets (arghhhh!). We walked up the steep street of vendors trying to sell you stuff to get to the cable car which takes you up to the wall (skyline reminiscing) where we got the option to take the longer / flatter walk along the wall or the very steep section.....we were up for the challenge of the steep side so off ...
... 2 is a very handy loop that surrounds inner Beijing and will connect you to nearly all the other lines. Line 5 cuts across the loop in a north to south fashion. Line 2 also connects to the Capital Airport Express which leads to…dun, dun, dunh! The airport! The cost for the normal lines is 2 yuan a pop and the Express is 25 yuan one way. Very handy, as a cab will cost about 100 or 150 yuan (I’m ...