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... in their 4x4s - one we see has to stop to move furniture out of his way before he can proceed.
The Chinese share the Scots predilection for grey buildings, so the overall impression is of concrete, but in fact the traditional brick of the area is grey and nearly everything is built of it. The roofs and gateways can however be beautifully and colourfully decorated and we see some that look very grand indeed. ...
... baritone and a drummer, led by a conductor who was also conducting the people standing around who were singing songs. Interestingly enough, both the band members and those standing around had the same book- no music that we would recognize on it.
Then we wandered on some more to the children's playground (lots here with grandma or grandpa supervising), and sat on a bench near where there were many birds in cages hanging from the ...
... his new camera there but fortunately it was noticed before
we drove away. Not the first time he has left a camera behind on
this trip but no losses so far.From the tea house we drove into a two way street which was full of
traffic coming our way, using both sides of the road and not giving
an inch to let us through. After lots of tooting, finally we
squeezed through using both sides of the road.The Summer Palace was our next stop, built for the ...
... wall is about 2000+ years old! Obviously it was a hit crumbly in places but still pretty sturdy considering! We took a few pics n headed back. Lazy excuse no.3 to then go to the restaurant early - our feet were hurting! But we didn't walk down to the restaurant, no no! We tobogganed!
OMG, it was amazing and soooo fast! The chicanes (so spelt wrong but learnt from you dad!) in the metal slide were really tight and i definitely was sorta going sideways along ...
... back to the hotel. Dinner was a bit later tonight, at 8.30pm, so it would give us time to have a much needed shower and freshen up, before the "last supper" as it were, as some of our party were due to fly home tomorrow.
Once we arrived back, I really enjoyed my shower, washing the day's grime off and blow drying my hair. Feeling as though I'd had a new lease of life, we went down to the dining room where the special tonight was ...