Super 8 (Beijing Xuan Wu Men)
Travel Blogs from Beijing
I’m SO relieved to be off the wall now, but I’m glad I
camped out there! It was one of the best nights I’ve ever experienced! I would
never do it again the same way Yan Chi and I did it, but I will definitely be
back in Beijing soon and will camp out there properly (okay, Flomi, you can
wipe that smirk off your face now). Alright so here’s how our journey to the
Lovely sunny day with blue skies all around. Explored the Tian'anmen square with around 5 million other people. Went to the forbidden city which is a palace over 100 acres and 99999 rooms in total. Far to say I think I'm going to put my name down to be the next empress of china, I could easily handle living in such a grand palace. Then walked around zhongnanhai park with a lovely lake. Had pizza today, didn't eat it with chopsticks afraid, but a ...
... one else seemed to have problems with the food. Though the food may not have been as good as we had hoped, we had many laughs along the way.
Besides the food, scrambling to the subway would probably be the next most memorable piece of the Beijing leg.
From there, we took the bullet train to Guangzhou (8 hours) to meet up with my other grandmother and cousin's grandmother. While I ...
... and has been carved out of one single log of sandalwood. Breathtaking! And to cap it all off we were asked for our photo...there's a first for everything!
Day three we visited the Great Wall at Mutianyu, we went with Ben and Myra (a couple of friends we've made at the hostel). We did it alone, taking the 867 bus (after a 2 hour wait) and it took a further 2 hours to get there but it was well worth it! We got a cable car up the ...
... fine dining restaurant, the ambience was great but the food was not very fantastic & quite expensive too! However, walking into the restaurant was like walking into an art gallery, it was all for the experience!
*Supposed to be Daddy LO's treat but our Beijing Host went to foot the bill secretly, we felt so bad!
2145: Back at the ...