Emperor's Guard Station Courtyard Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
With a population of over 22 million people, I wonder sometimes where they all live, there aren't really skyscrapers or anything.. just a humongous city! The crazy amount of tourists, largely chinese, doesn't help getting around.. It's smoggy as anything, and absolutely crazy here.. But so good too.
One of my favourite things about this city …
I have to write about this before I forget!
As the the cheap trains from Shanghai to Beijing were sold out, and the expensive ones were ridiculously dear, I decided to opt for a bus, as I've travelled on plenty of overnight (and longer) busses before in my travels, so figured it wouldn't be a problem..
Eventually finding the …
... I needed Beijing to help me to breathe again (not physically I mean).
Beijing quickly helped me to live again. There were so many things to do in the city. I blogged all about my adventure, so my family would not be worried about how I was.
There were moments that made me analyzed my life. I questioned why the hell I chose to major in history, which is useless when it comes to job hunting. My mind wondered why I did not choose to ...
... safe city. Chinese people do not stare at foreigners and they leave them alone.
Back on campus, we had a meeting with our program. Then, we got pumpkin pie. We then got dinner with Chloe, Katherine, and Bethany at S*** over Rice. So good.
Then, I returned to my room. Later, I asked Cathy if I could have some tea and she was kind to give me some. For the rest of the night, I am writing my paper due next week.
... to ask what types. As she turned pages and gestured we figured she was communicating 'ok, then you choose one from this page, now one on this column, and now one here.' We opted for something with duck, then something with beef, then some type of green that looked like spinach... Then a salad. All had pretty comical names, probably just a confusing translation (beef flower fertilizer was our choice of meat for example). First the hot pot came out, with two separate pools ...
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