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im king of chinese lions
What's the first place u r supposed to see in Beijing? Of course the Forbidden City and Tienanmen! That was also our first destination at the time we finally got out of the hostel. I knew this was huge but i dint expect something that big! It's awesome to walk trough all the gates, courts and see how powerful the king was (well maybe they called him not 'king' but it was this kind of power i guess).  (next part written by RJ) okay! so it was hot as usual but the little rooms of the emperor guy was cool.. we walked on one side where there were shadows so it wasnt that bad and we just sat down at a bench for a while and took off our shoes.. we saw lots of people eating ice cream and since it was really hot.. jegs decided that it was okay this time to get icecream also.
posing at the Forbidden City
hahah so we bought some and sat down again to eat the icecream. there was a little gallery in the forbidden city also which was full of the emperors brides stuff.. like gowns etc. it wasnt that impressive but it was airconditioned!! so we went there for a while. hehe then after we got out the forbiden city we went to the rail way station to buy tickets to shanghai on a sleeper train but we couldnt communicate to the ticket lady.. then she said there were no sleeper trains  that go there and that we had to go on the hard seat one! but for 12 hours.... no thanks. heheh so we just bought airline tickets which were twice as much but less time (at the hostel) we tried to book these online but there were blocked sited adn stupid airlines etc..
Forbidden City gate
so itwas impossible so we got the front desk lady to do it for us.. hahah then i think we crashed in the hostel for a few hours cause we were tired and bepressed about the tickets. then we went to the temple of heaven in the park which was this round temple place.. the park was really nice and lots of people doing stuff like flying kites and dancing and playing games etc.. we were there till night time pretty much and there were bats everywhere...tiantan park! then we had dinner and went to the tienamen square again where there was new opera house shaped like an egg on water.. very cool! by this time it was late and we were tired again so we headed back to the hostel for sleep. (this ends RJs blog)
flying_dolphin7 says:
i expect more photos from here eh?
Posted on: Jun 06, 2009
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im king of chinese lions
im king of chinese lions
posing at the Forbidden City
posing at the Forbidden City
Forbidden City gate
Forbidden City gate
RJ and the leader
RJ and the leader
Grzechu and the leader
Grzechu and the leader
The view of Forbidden City that u …
The view of Forbidden City that u…
:)
:)
inside the Forbidden City
inside the Forbidden City
not forbidden filipino in city
not forbidden filipino in city
huge square between gates
huge square between gates
RJ and the lion?
RJ and the lion?
me in Forbidden City
me in Forbidden City
goofing again
goofing again
touch the door!
touch the door!
details
details
turtle
turtle
Oh noooo! Caught at eating ice-cre…
Oh noooo! Caught at eating ice-cr…
RJ likes dragons
RJ likes dragons
exercising in the Tientan Park
exercising in the Tientan Park
Gate to the Temple of Heaven
Gate to the Temple of Heaven
renovated buildings
renovated buildings
inside Forbidden City 2
inside Forbidden City 2
red walls, red doors, red roofs
red walls, red doors, red roofs
this is not my umbrella
this is not my umbrella
Beijing city traffic
Beijing city traffic
yami
yami
RJ attacking the food ;)
RJ attacking the food ;)
in Tiantan Park
in Tiantan Park
RJ resting in the Tientan Park
RJ resting in the Tientan Park
Me resting in the Tientan Park
Me resting in the Tientan Park
Tiantan
Tiantan
different view
different view
Tientan (temple of heaven)
Tientan (temple of heaven)
Tientan and sunset
Tientan and sunset
Gate to the Temple of Heaven 2
Gate to the Temple of Heaven 2
flower-paining at Tientan
flower-paining at Tientan
flowers at the Temple of Heaven
flowers at the Temple of Heaven
gate
gate
looking through the gate
looking through the gate
sun cicrle?
sun cicrle?
Tiananmen
Tiananmen
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