Walking the Wall...June 4, 2018 in China ⋅ 🌙 17 °C
We arrived at Xi’anbei at 2.30 pm, and were collected by our guide, Phoenix, and driver Mr Wu. We got straight into sightseeing, and headed to the city wall. This wall is 14km around...and very wide. We hired bicycles, and rode half way around and back, starting at the East Gate. The wall is cobbled, and was a bit rough on the mountain bikes...they were heavy and small framed, so we all struggled a bit getting used to them - not to mention that it was very hot, 37C.
There was a beautiful bride, traditionally dressed in a red dress, like a kimono, but not, of course. She had the traditional red eye shadow, and looked very beautiful. Her groom, on the other hand, was non-traditional in a black and purple floral stove-pipe suit...Read more