Super 8 Beijing Yizhuang Tianbao
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... to us, our exit from Vietnam having been recorded.
We were then hurried along to a different train - Chinese this time but still only the four of us! This train was much better, on a wider gauge so much smoother, and better organized, and we were very happy to again have a four-berth compartment to ourselves! As we got into our carriage a guard handed us a printed card, in English, to tell us that in two hours we would be stopping at ...
Out lovely private guide Ming/English name Michael, picked us up at the hotel this morning. He took us first to the most famous tea house in China, Doctor Tea. Tried some lovely teas inc ulong, peur, jasmine, green tea and fruit tea.. Then headed out to the Mutianyu Great Wall section. Was so fab going up to a lovely quiet section where the tourists weren't too crazy. Got the cable car up to save ...
... buildings, we visited a few other smaller buildings which house many ancient artifacts. Before seeing the artifacts, we met one of the living relatives of the last Chinese emperor who is a master calligrapher. We weren't allowed to take any pictures but we got to watch him paint some ancient Chinese characters. They also gave us a brief history of the last emperor.
Once we finished viewing the Forbidden City, we took a short bus ride to a traditional ...
... my life. The stewardesses barely had time to give everyone their drinks, before we were already landing again! That is just so weird. I mean, we were in the air for like one hour, of which forty minutes was with electronics allowed. By far not enough time to blend out the chatter of three women sitting behind you. Unfortunately.
Frankfurt is a big airport, huge if you compare it to Zürich. Also, I have never ...
... I am with my bike trying to open the gate and go through it at the the same time. My wheel sometimes goes through the gates openings and then I have to back it out and OH how I sweat. :) You see the gate only goes forward and it is difficult when you are trying to push your bike through and scan the sensor, you would think the guard would see this and help a girl out; but he doesn't. However, I must say in the evening when I come home there is ...
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