Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Zhangjiawa, Hebei, China
Jun 17, 2006 - China here we come.
Today we left for our China adventure. In total we are a group of 22 from Miami. The flights were from Miami to Chicago. Chicago to Seoul, Korea and from Seoul to Beijing. Twenty five hours later we arrived in Beijing at about 10 am. Our travel guide Steven was there to meet us and escort us to our hotel the Peninsula Palace Beijing. At night we were on our own and we ate at the hotel restaurant called Jing.Jump to full entry
May 28, 2006 - Objetivo Pekin
Señoras y señores, amigos todos. Ya es oficial. He batido mi propio record. He pasado 46 horas (46!!!) en un tren que me ha traido desde Urumqi hasta Pekin. Pues vaya record, no? Es verdad, es verdad. No es un record muy olimpico que digamos pero bueno, a mi me hacia ilusion terminar este viaje por tierra y por eso no he querido coger un avion para esta etapa final. El viaje no ha sido tan pesado como pueda parecer. El tren, este tren llamado Genghis Khan, es moderno, rapido (46 horas para 3.500 kms no esta mal del todo a pesar de lo que...Jump to full entry
Jul 2, 2005 - Hiking up and down the Great Wall
Depart: Chengde, Hebei Province, China Arrive: Mutianyu, Hebei Province, China - We left Chengde in the morning and headed towards our second encounter with the great wall. This time we would be hiking along it. - All in all, it took about 3 hours, we only went around 10km horizontally but it felt a lot more than that as the wall follows the contours of the hills so we were constantly going up and down, not helped by poor conditions and uncertain footing. - Nevertheless, it was a great experience and we all duly bought "I climbed the...Jump to full entry