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Anita and Bernie’s Travel Diary

Sunday, 26 Aug 2007

MapRight then... We are off tomorrow so we thought (well Rachel thought cos she's the brains behind this operation!!) that it might be an idea to tell you our itinerary so that if we can't get online as much as we would like to; you will still be able to know where we are!!

We fly from Heathrow on Monday 27th Aug at 16:40 on FLIGHT BA39.
We arrive in Bejing on Tues 28th Aug at 09:35 (local time).

29th Aug- Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace.
30th Aug- Great Wall!!! Ming Tombs, 'Peking Duck' Dinner (Yummy!!)
31st Aug- Internal flight from Bejing to Nanjing. Visit Temple of Heaven.
1st Sep- Nanjing- Mausoleum of Dr Sun Yatsan, Zhonghua City Gate, Confuscius Temple.
2nd Sep- Train from Nanjing to Wuxi- Suzhouu Jichang Garden at Wuxi, Grand Canal Cruise to Suzhou.
3rd Sep- Train from Suzhou to Shanghai- Suzhouu Silks, Lingering Garden, Garden of Master of Nets, Water Gate, Shanghai.
4th Sep- Shanghai Bund, Nanjing Road, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple.
5th Sep- Internal Flight from Shanghai to Yichang- Musuem of Urban Planning. Pm flight to Yichang & Yangtze Cruise.
6th Sep- Yangtze cruise- Xiling Gorge, 3 Gorges Dam 5 Stage ship lock.
7th Sep- Yangtze Cruise- Lesser 3 Gorges (Shennong Stream), Wu Gorge.
8th Sep- Yangtze Cruise- Ghost City of Fengdu, Qutang Gorge.
9th Sep- Internal flight from Chogqing to Xian- Pandas at Chongqing Zoo (can't wait for that!!), evening flight to Xian.
10th Sep- Xian- Terracotta Soldiers, Tand Dynasty show.
11th Sep- Xian- Hu xian Farmers' Painting Village, Wild Goose Pagoda
12th Sep- Internal Flight from Xian to Bejing- Hutong tour rickshaw ride.
13th Sep- Flight home!! Bejing to Heathrow FLIGHT BA38. Leave Bejing at 11:25 (local time) arrive in Heathrow at 15:10 (local time)!!

That's it! that's one full packed holiday!! we are hopefully going to upload some photos of our trip along the way but chances are we might not be able to so you'll just have to deal with the boring photo show when we get back!!
Take care. Love to all. The next time we write we'll be in Chjna!! Yay!
Love Anita, Bernie & Rachel