Do I scream "Amerca" or what!? ;)
So there were 18 of us who decided to go, and the match started at 5pm. We worked out the logistics and sent two guys down to the north train station to buy train tickets for us for the 3pm train. We had heard from the day before that the trains were sold out and people were waiting for hours to get on them to get to
I got everyone out, did a quick head count, and headed in to try and find our gate. The train station was very nice, clean and new, so that was good surprise. Well, like I said earlier, we had 18 people, and only 15 tickets. Two of the guys (who took a different cab on there own to try and get to the station earlier to buy more tickets, actually ended up at the WRONG train station! (There are 3 or 4 big train stations in
So I went running down the terminal, and luckily one of the investors was standing outside the train waving at me to hurry. I made it on, sat down in my spot, and the train took off about 30 seconds later! The train was very nice (just like the station) and it wasn’t until then that I figured out it was one of those new high speed bullet trains that pretty much goes so fast it just floats along the tracks…and that’s when I put two and two together and realized we were going a LONG ways away from Beijing!
30 minutes later, after literally FLYING through the countryside, we arrived in
I mean come on…four taxis in a huge city in
The stadium was HUGE…I took lots of pictures!
(The Asians LOVE me!)
Not all of our tickets were together, so we kind of split up, and decided to meet at a bank across the street from the stadium after the game. We got in and found our seat right at half time of the first match,
We chartered a bus to take us back to