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Brickyard Eco-Retreat Video Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in architecture, architecture and landscaping, Culture, environment, food, housing, Leisure, sightseeing, travel

Away from the traffic jams and pollution of Beijing city, you’ll find the Brickyard Eco-Retreat. Nestled in the hills and surrounded by the Mutianyu Great Wall, this hotel/restaurant/workshop/farm focuses on sustainable development in rural China and provides a great place to escape for a few days.

农村 – nóng cūn
countryside

瓦厂 – wǎ chǎng
The Brickyard

这里的风景非常漂亮
zhè lǐ de fēng jǐng fēi cháng piào liang
The scenery here is very beautiful.

他们自己种菜 – tā men zì jǐ zhòng cài
They grow their own vegetables.

做瑜伽 – zuò yú jiā
do yoga

健身房 – jiàn shēn fáng
gym

温泉 – wēn quán
spa

休息 – xiū xi
have a rest

看电视 – kàn diàn shì
watch TV

慕田峪长城 – mù tián yù cháng chéng
Mutianyu Great Wall

毛主席 – máo zhǔ xí
Chairman Mao

校园 – xiào yuán
The Schoolhouse

香槟酒 – xiāng bīn jiǔ
champagne

早餐 – zǎo cān
breakfast

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.


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