Pinggu Jinhaihu Ziyue Wentao Resort
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So how did they spend the rest of their first day in Beijing? They met their Chinese Buddies and School Principal at their host Beijing School. Played basketball with their Buddies, and ate dinner at the School. And if that wasn't enough to make them fall down in a tired heap, they somehow managed to still find their 'third' wind, and head out to ...
... drive to the wall, but that was nothing compared to the 7/8 hour jeep drives in India. At least en route, there was plenty of sights to see and take photos of to keep us all entertained. Arrived at the entrance of the wall just after 9am and I didn't know this but there was 1008 steps you have to climb up before you reach the wall. Cold, geared up and raring to go, I was off. Started off pretty well and then the steps changed in height distance, then they changed ...
... 12 dumplings between us I ate 8 of them! I almost turned into a dumpling, such great food. So fed and watered we headed back to the hostel to tackle some practicalities such as packing and check in for our flights to Oz etc. After some hard work it was time to get me drinking hat on. Áine quizzed a guy who had been in the hostel for 3 weeks, about where is best to go and we headed for "bar street". After a 20mim walk along a ...
Apologies for the Carol themed title of this post. Those who know me should know I'm more likely to scream "Bah Humbug" than sing a carol, but I needed a title for the post, and today I'm in somewhat high spirits, so **** it. hehe
Today was the first of the real snowfalls in Beijing this Winter. There has been one already, but that was a bit of a freak early one.
In light of this, I thought I'd update my status here and use it as an ...
... approx. 2-3min. Yeah, no; I really can't describe the sound that comes out of their throats, you're just going to have to check it out yourself. Not really my cup of tea but the costumes were cool and I respect their choice to preserve the culture.
I didn't wake up until 11:30 on Saturday morning, a lifetime record. The whole day was pretty relaxed. I didn't do homework but I did learn some valuable, ...