Travel Blogs from Beijing
... are extremely helpful for communicating with the locals. It's easy to have them type in the price for us so we know how much we have to pay
-I'm starting to get the chopsticks down, little by little I'm getting better--hopefully I'll get it down solid in the next week
-It isn't as smoggy here as I thought it would be. It was only a little more difficult to breath the first day we were here but I ...
... forwarded to it, out of the cable car and another lot of steep steps, WE WERE ON THE GREAT WALL.
We had decided to head to the east as the sun was still rising and we wanted photos as we walked.We could see about 6 or so guard towers heading up over an extremely steep mountain, I suggested we go to the guard tower before the really steep Climb up to tower 20, seemed like a plan so off we went
Well it was mainly uphill and some really steep ...
... is absolutely humongous so there is still a good amount that we did not get to see. The city consisted of many towers with many steps leading up to each and they all had various purposes back when the Emporers ruled. Some towers were for making changes to the law at the time, places to change into ceremonial robes, some for places of rest or medatation, others for guests or family members, some for bed chambers, some for the princess and her servants ...
... bit hungry but there was no way I was eating here. Even if we had the urge the sight and smell put us off. The scorpions were still alive and wriggling with a skewer put through them and then they were put into hot oil and deep fried to a crisp. The Tarantulas,snakes, locusts,lava of sorts were all still alive when cooked. Then there was fruit in a toffee on skewers, whole baby birds that looked like Indian Mynahs that the people ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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