Monday 5th September – Beijing.
This day started with a visit to Tian an Men Square, the largest public square in the world and one of the most famous. It is bordered by the Qiamen Gate, the Great Hall of the People and the Gate of Heavenly Peace which forms the entrance to the Forbidden City, the domain of the last emperors of China.
Tian an Men Square
The Gate of Heavenly Peace
Inside the Forbidden City
We returned to an our hotel after lunch. Then rested the rest of the day until dinner after which we whiled away the evening at one of the hotel bars.
Chinese Motorcyclist multitasking, a practice forbidden in the UK.