Compass Guest House

No.7 Baishu Hutong, Dengshi East, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100006, China | Resort
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Travel Blogs from Beijing

Snake Meat Snacks

A travel blog entry by adrianpritchard

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... my enormous snake
dipped in spice.

I AM the show.

You know what?

It didn’t taste bad. At all, aside from what I think may have been a venom sac.

I’d try it again if I didn’t now know what it was.

Washed down with a drink (or possibly a bomb, see pics) and dessert, some relatively normal fruit, for a change not encased in candy.

Interestingly the fruit cost far more than the snake!

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Day 6 - Hong Kong to Beijing

A travel blog entry by kazrobaus1

... fast food outlet, changed some currency for RMB and met the Hacketts at the departure lounge.

Loved flying Cathay. Had good seats and they fed us Breakfast again which was muuuuuuch better. Met a Japanese couple who are residents of Sydney & Hong Kong and are going on the same cruise to see their son who lives in Tokyo.

Arrived in Beijing on time at 12.30pm. Talk about a large airport. After we left the aircraft ...

Red Bean Green Tea Frappucinos and Rule Bending

A travel blog entry by christinakrawec

34

... t going to give up without a solid attempt at negotiation. After giving the temple manager Prof. Vinograd's business card, we were allowed to tour the second floor. Up the narrow and steep staircases we climbed, waving the dust away as we went. The second floor held more Buddhas sitting on lotus leaves, and we were definitely more up close and personal than any visitors had been in a very long time.

When we were finished at the temple, the Beida ...

Our First Full Day in Beijing

A travel blog entry by vwuertz

3
38

... tomb has a Soul Tower which is essentially a tombstone for the emperor. Then buried beneath the Soul Tower is an underground palace, protected by 5 ton stone gates. Only one of the tombs has been opened with disastrous results. While a trove of artifacts were found intact, at the time they were found, there was no way to preserve them. They were damaged by oxygen and water while stored. The artifacts have deteriorated beyond repair. Until ...

At the top of the world!

A travel blog entry by photosbyaiyer

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... and restoring the wall.

The drive between Beijing and the Wall is through a rural area. There were fruit orchards and a lot of sugar cane/corn fields. In one area, they had placed some type of grain out on the road to dry. Then, they left it there for the tourist buses to drive over it to grind the grain. On our way back down to Beijing, we stopped at the Old School House restaurant ...

Location

This resort, located in the 东四 area of Beijing, is near Great Wall at Mutianyu, Big Bell Temple (Da Zhong Si), Temple of Enlightenment (Da Jue Si), and Shin Kong Place.
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2.50 of 5 stars Fair

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