Longxi Hotspring Resort
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... at 7.30am !! Everyone from 80yr olds to 8 month old babies were on the wall – stopping every 2 minutes for carefully posed and positioned photos. I wanted to trip up the posers who were RUNNING ! up the Wall. It felt surreal to be there and we kept saying to each other ‘ I can’t believe we are on the Great Wall of China !!’ – it’s ...
... walking around an amazing park nearby and discovering the night markets of Beijing. Anyone hungry for a sea horse skewer?! I woke up on day three realizing I was supposed to switch hotels. I had booked two nights in two separate hotels with the goal of staying close to the sites I wished to visit. I'm not sure if this was a good idea since it seemed more troublesome and time consuming to move every second day than to just pick one central location. After spending ...
... 7.30. We went on the subway to meet a man that was going to take us in a van to the great Wall so we could bike. It was a two hour drive to get to our destination. It was a hot day and we had to bike 30 k's up and down hills. We got there and had a huge lunch which included Sausja (river shrimp), pancakes, chicken, fried 'tree’ (we called it tree). We settled into our rooms and we went for a walk to the great wall. It was sooo big. ...
... for worship….and only for the emperor! One interesting note: traditionally odd numbers were considered very important, especially number 9. The fact that these buildings had nine sculptures on the rooftop and the emperor in front meant that only the emperor
had the privilege of using the building.
The pearl market was very close... wow was it fun. This is where you can ...
... Meridian Gate, but the central one, was reserved only for the Emperor. We entered through one of the side gates, Inside the Gate is the Meridian Courtyard which faces three halls used by the Emperor. Since the Forbidden City covers 178 acres and includes 980 existing buildings with 9,999 chambers, it would be impossible for me to describe even the portion that we visited. Enough to say that it was very impressive. Although it had ...
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