Ming Tombs, The Great Wall, and leaving Beijing Ni hao! Yesterday (Friday) was the last day of our Orientation in Beijing, so we decided to capitalise on the opportunities big city life has to offer before our departure to a somewhat more provincial lifestyle! The day started early, with breakfast at the hotel (eggs and sweet bread - not the worst I've had here!) and then a 45 minute coach ride to the Ming Tombs. The Ming tombs lie just north of Beijing, and a...
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Ni hao! Hope all is well back at home. Things are going fantastically here in Beijing - I woke up from a deep, 12 hour, jet lag induced sleep on Wednesday morning feeling rejuvenated and ready to do a bit of exploring. Sarah - the girl who I share my hotel room with - was still asleep, so I got ready and walked down the hotel lobby, where I met some other people on the teaching orientation who were just about to set off to see the Forbidden City. I decided to ta...
Arrived safely! Hello, Just a quick post to let you know that i've arrived safely in Beijing! Have had a bit of a wander of the streets near the hotel, but am just taking it easy this evening and trying to adjust to the time difference. Not much to report yet! xx