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Goodbye Shanghai

We had been in Shanghai for 4 or 5 days and had a few more left before moving onto Hong Kong.  We decided to get out of the hostel and head over to a market area.  It took a few stops on the subway but we made our way there …

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Shanghai China

We arrived early in the morning from Xi’an on the overnight train.   We needed to hop on the subway from the train station to make our way to the hostel.  All throughout China we found the subway system extremely easy to navigate.  We made our way to the correct stop …

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Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an China

After our exhausting but exciting day in Xi’an the day before, Ashley and I woke up excited for the Terracotta Warrior tour.  There were a number of people from our hostel going on the same tour so we were all waiting downstairs for the bus to come.   Across the street …

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Our first day in Xi’an China

Ashley and I both wanted to get out of the standard China destinations (Beijing/Shanghai) but we didn’t know where to go.  After some research Ashley found Xi’an China where you can go see the Terracotta Warriors.  It seemed like a good fit because we could take an overnight train there, …

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Our final days in Beijing

The 798 Art Zone We had hit most of the highlights in Beijing and we wanted to find something a little different.  Ashely found an art district to check out so we decided to head that way.  We weren’t really sure what we were getting into because we’re not really …

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24: The Great Wall of China

Preface Day 1 of Beijing, we arrive on a plane.  Get lost on way to hostel because China bans google and google maps doesn’t work.  Nicest person in China (not joking) helps us find our hostel. We arrive and it’s a nice social atmosphere with a bar/restaurant downstairs.  We make …

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