Travel Blogs from Beijing
... climbed a million stairs --just imagine that the place I ended up (picture) was waaaaay higher than the Empire State Building, which has 1,860 stairs-- my leg start to hurt and shake again.
And yet, still, I would let every women on Earth skip me, and I would climb 100 Great Walls again if these are the prices to see all these miracles and beauties I never imagined before.
... walked to the subway station. I was so confused, but they figured it out what lines we had to take. While on the train, Sara was dropping it like it was hot as a joke. One woman was staring at her.
Following the subway ride, we walked to the market. It was very huge and stunning. So many items. When I was shopping at a sneaker store, I found a black pair of Nike. Karena had to translate for me to the seller. The seller wanted three-hundred eighty. I said no ...
... beem across the floor of the doorway to keep out ghosts ( who don't have knees to jump over).
Houses do not have toilets - there are public toilets shared by the community.
There are beautiful common spaces where people gather to play chinese checkers, sing or dance.
We walked through an amazing market selling produce, different breads, noodles, meats, tofu and ...
On Monday, April 27th(USA time)- Approximately 63 sya-ers gathered at San Francisco International Airport. I stood waiting in the front of the hotel with my mom and brother. We were able to catch a taxi to the airport because the shuttle was soooo full. At the airport, I quickly checked in. After checking in, I couldn't say bye to my mom yet. I stalled looking for an excuse because I just wasn't ready to begin my new adventure.As exciting as ...
Greasy fritters and dumplings in touristy Wangfujing Market: ¥40. Breakfast of delicious, fresh (you can taste the difference!) noodles with peppery, cinnamony broth and slivers of chicken (I think!) in the suburban hutong: ¥3. Basically, I've been living on noodles and popsicles.... Did some laundry, had a few necessary repairs done to the trusty backpack (I'm lightening my load before I ...
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