Monday, March 12, 2012

Exciting News

So apparently I should have phrased that I have exciting news better. No, I'm not pregnant. And I guess this news may not be as exciting for you as it is for me. Anyways, my husband and I are going to China for my spring break! We will be spending a week in Beijing. We might being staying a little longer but we aren't sure yet. I found a great deal on Groupon so we decided to go. For less than the price of round trip air, we have a tour package that includes all transportation including flights, almost all meals and all admission fees. We weren't really planning on going to China but we both wanted to go there. It just wasn't on the top of the travel list because of the cost. But the great price bumped it up a bit. 

We will be visiting the Great Wall, a jade factory, the Olympic city, the Forbidden city, Tiananmen Square, the Summer Palace, a silk factory, the Capital Museum, and the Temple of Heaven. We will also being going on a rickshaw tour of the markets and for tai chi lesson in a park. Special food treats include a Peking duck dinner, dinner at a local families' house and visits to a tea house. We will being visiting some other stuff on our own as well but not totally sure what yet.

I have been trying to build my endurance lately so I won't need any assistance on the trip. We got a walker since I still don't have a wheelchair yet and the wheelchair won't work well with the steps. China isn't very handicap accessible or gluten-free friendly from what I have read. Unfortunately, there are not many tips I have found about how to adjust for this. Do you have any tips? I hope to bring back lots of information for others like me who maybe considering a trip to China.

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