o615hrs after a good nights sleep,Carol making tea in the room before another adventure.
Our tour after breakfast was in sunshine,but very cold as we moved through the city.
I saw our first Azure winged magpies the Chinese sub species I had seen its European
counterpart in the Coto Donana in the 80's,also there were lots of its commoner cousins
Magpie and the ubiqutous Tree Sparrow (not so in Britain).
done.The painting of vases called Cloisonne Ware also called Copper body.
This pottery was very popular as far back as Emperor Chingtai of the Ming dynasty.
Our main goal today was The Great Wall at Badaling,this was something special one of Chinas
heritage monuments,there were lots of tourists here but there was no rain too spoil our day.
we commenced our descent.
tea room for hot choclate before heading back to Beijing.
The Birds Nest.