October 9, 2010

Beijing Sideways…unique but not memorable

Filed under: Activities, China, Sight seeing, Tour, Travel — Tags: , , , — PEr @ 9:02 pm

An alternative to cookie-cutter tours, Beijing Sideways helps you discover the city from the seat of the vintage motorcycle sidecar, ignoring traffic jams and the pleasures of the wind in the hair (or in a helmet). Routes can be tailor-made and Frenchman founder Gael or his band of easy riders will pick you up wherever is most convenient.

I only wish Gael had more regards for the law (ie not going up the wrong way on one-way streets) and more respect for the locals  (especially those who lived in the hutongs). Gael also should be more aware that the rumblings of the bike drowns out whatever explanations or information he was trying to tell me as we shuttled down the streets. This is the true truth because I say it as it is…


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