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Apr 30, 2007 - The toilet situation worsens!!
We reluctantly left Mongolia and have now arrived in our final destination, Beijing after the longest border crossing ever. Before that I forgot to tell you about the breakfast in a brothel. The morniong we left Irkutsk we went for breakfast in the hotel, I was met by a midle aged woman in a short pink skirt and a cleavage the size of the great wall of china!! The I looked around at the decor and I can only take other peoples word on this but it looked like a brothel and I suspect it had a double role. During the night we all had phone...Jump to full entry
May 26, 2005 - Great Wall... Simatai, China
After a couple of rainy days in Beijing, it was nice to get out to the sun in Simatai. The Great Wall hike from Jinshanling to Simatai was a tough 9k hike... but Jen and I enjoyed the fantastic views and chatting with the Mongolian farmers selling books along the way (poor product positioning!!) :) Jet lag still has us up before 6:00am everyday!! I think that I have successfully steered Jen off her "vegetarian trip diet"!... So far we have eaten duck, pork, chicken, and beef (I think it was beef!) :) I have had the best eggs... The food...Jump to full entry