Emperor's Guard Station Courtyard Hotel
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... sugar combination'. Third thought and overall rating? 'Yep, tastes as weird as it looks'. Sorry Steph! I love you to pieces, but that was one of the weirdest things I've ever tasted. Although, all the more for you! <3 Ash and Tess seemed to share my sentiments, and we let Steph enjoy the rest. As we were winding down the meal we were joined by Steph's friend, Fabio. Yes that is his English name, he has a Chinese name but I cant pronounce it. He, however, seemed to have no idea ...
... fabulous and would be a fantastic place to stay if you are rich and famous! We had a nice afternoon tea, with a couple of sandwiches and a good cake selection.
We then made our way to the Liyuan Theatre for a Peking Opera show. This is inside a hotel and is a tourist attraction. You can get there early and watch the actors make themselves up and get into costume. We saw two plays. One was ...
... Steven wrote a message in Chinese that we sent to the iPod giving a reward to whoever returned it. To our surprise, the day after, when we were taking the laundry in… the iPod was in the bag! Ohhhh!
We made the required visits to the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City, all spectacular. We walked a lot under extreme heat so we were exhausted every night. Here are some ...
... our time in Beijing. Even though we were apparently there
during the worse week to visit China (national week off for a lot of
the Chinese - which probably explained why we saw so much of the
above) we loved the experience. The tube system was fantastic and
even though it was like rush hour in London tube nearly all the time,
it didn't feel clammy or slow but very well organised with an easy
and clear system to use. The people all seemed happy too (maybe ...
... remotely on this scale. There was nothing forced about any of this, and there is no doubt about the strong sense of community that exists. I haven't checked but it wouldn't surprise me if the rates of dementia were much lower in China as a result. It's also to be hoped that this is a Chinese tradition that survives the westernisation of everything, but you rather suspect it won't.
I was interested to learn that the Temple of Heaven ...