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... City it was the same way. Perhaps that was why my guide felt we could skip the side rooms. It took me a while to make it to the top but I eventually did and then turned around to get the most breathtaking view of the city. No I mean that literally, I couldn’t breathe after climbing all those stairs in heavily polluted air. When I finally was able to breathe I looked around and all I could see was smog. It was pretty anti climatic to be honest. ...
... to the bas of the wall and, after our chaperone Gloria told us that we had 2 hours to visit the wall and make our way back down, she would be "waiting for us in the coffee shop. Having been a tour guide myself, I understood why she would not be accompanying us on our trek - once you visit a tourist attraction multiple times, even if it is the Great Wall, it begins to lose its luster. Now I know I am not in shape. And I knew that this climb was going to test my endurance. But no ...
... I tagged along.
At the cafeteria, we both got noodles on the first floor. Mark met us at our table. Lunch was so good.
After eating, I went to the library to get some things for my midterm papers. Before entering the building, I was taking a picture of the sky. I heard Miguel saying that I was taking so many pictures. We chatted for a minute before we went our separate ways.
In the library, Shari and Jean were there. I was so ...
... photo, people take it as a free for all opportunity to take a snap! Oh well, guess I should lap up the attention while its there! And whilst I'm on this rant, I'd better mention the best too. Sightseeing in 34 degree heat requires serious stamina and lots of sun cream. Unfortunately I failed to consider the need for sun cream on the feet and am now sporting some rather fetching sandal burn lines!
On our penultimate night in Beijing we also experienced the ...
... I'd be up to it.
The Forebidden City was very much how I remembered it. Not quite a crowded as it was in July 1999. Many typical Asian tour groups - with match hats or vests. Our group came up with a call-sign rather thatn matching waredrobe......"Sticky Rice". Whenever we needed to get moving, the guide or someone from the group would call-out "Sticky Rice" and we'd all ...