After leaving Cincinnati, we spent some time in Chicago waiting for our plane to take us to Beijing. Our main flight took about 13 hours and it was on a Boeing 777. If it wasn't for the great movie collection that the plane had, I would have lost my mind. I didn't get too much sleep while on the plane but that wasn't a big issue. We were out of plane around 4pm and exited the airport around 6. Getting through customs took awhile but the rest was quick.
The Beijing airport was amazing. After customs we got to take a subway train to baggage claim. The train was very crowded but we survived. After baggage we made our way out of the airport and as we exited, it was like walking down the Red Carpet at a special event. There were tons of people waiting around the exit path to pick people up. We eventually made our way to the Taxi Station and made our way to the hotel. Driving in China is truly an amazing thing and I am glad that I don't have to do it.
We arrived at our hotel at about 7 and called it a night from there. We had to be up br