My Chinese Adventure – Part Two B (Beijing)

So after my GREAT trip to the Great Wall, I had a bit more time but not enough to get myself to the Ming Tombs. Dammit. (TIP!) Remember, Badaling is near the Ming Tombs but Mutianyu is not! Bye Great Wall! :( I asked the taxi driver to take me to another nearby attraction called Hong Luo Temple. Hong Luo means Red Snail. So the temple is actually called Red Snail Temple. I don’t know how true this is, but…

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My Chinese Adventure – Part Two A (Beijing)

The Great Wall of China, also known as 万里长城, is a massive stretch of strong walls built from as early as 200 BC, and then rebuilt, and maintained by the rulers of each dynasty and currently being restored by the chinese government. I made my way to Mutianyu. Located at HuaiRou, this part of the Great Wall is further from Beijing but boosts better views and less crowds. I was really excited about it. This is the second section of…

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My Chinese Adventure – Part One (Beijing)

Hello! I am back and armed with sufficient knowledge about China (Beijing, Shanghai, Chengde and Suzhou) to give some advise and tips about what you can do if you were to go on a free and easy tour! Here goes! Day 1 in Beijing You can spend one whole day at Tiananmen Square, Tiananmen Gate and the Forbidden City. Just take the subway to the Tiananmen Square East/West Station for 2 yuan and get out at any exit that leads…

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Stay Tuned…

…… for my adventure at the Great Wall of China – Mutianyu Section!

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Off off and away I go

Hello world! I am at Changi Airport Terminal 3 now. It’s 12.45am and I am feeling all hyped about the trip to Beijing! I’ve never been to Beijing before. So, great, great wall of China, here I come. This, my friends, is the BEST curry/belachan brinjal dish I have ever tasted. Seriously, it was THAT good. It’s FOC at the Krisflyer Gold Lounge! =D Yeehaa, I got entry! I had like a good 4 hours to kill in the airport.…

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