On Wednesday we went with another family to the Hohai area by the forbidden city so that we could go through the old park and go on the hootongs.
The Forbidden City from the top of the park. The hill in this park was apparently built up from the dirt that came out of the moat around the Forbidden City.
We then went out the back of the park and walked through all these little Chinese alleys to get to the Hootongs.
We stopped for some snacks along the way from some street vendors and sidewalk stands.
And here are some of my favorite signs from the day....