Today was the day we have been looking forward to.....The Great Wall of China. It was everything I expected. I loved seeing it first hand even though it was raining and only 1 degree Celsius up on the wall. We only spent a couple of hours up there as it was very slippery but I have to say it was amazing and I can now cross it of my bucket list.
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We had another great day today. First we went to the summer palace which was amazing even though it was another foggy Beijing day it was still spectacular. We crossed the huge lake in one of the boats which Maddie loved. We then travelled back to the city where we had Peking duck in one of the local restaurants and I have to say it was the best Peking duck I have ever had. Next we went to one of the local hutongs to see how the locals live which was a real eye o...
Wow what a couple of days we have had. We finally arrived in Beijing yesterday only to find out that our luggage was still in Ghuangzou on the other side of China. Luckily we received our luggage at the hotel by the end of the day. After checking in to the hotel we went straight to the Pearl Markets which was everything I expected and Maddie loved it. you have to haggle for everything but it certainly was an experience. We went to Wangfujing st for dinner and t...