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Travel Blogs from Beijing
... through a bunch of hutongs on our way back to the apartment. We were back earlier than usual that day so we decided to go see the guy who helped us find the apartment (Chris) so we could properly thank him (he lives 9 floors down in the same building). We sat and chatted with him for a couple hours and he offered to be our tour guide on Saturday afternoon. We made plans to meet between 1 and 2pm and then headed back to the apartment to make some dinner.
... from home. I hope that you can draw on your experiences here as you move forward. I love seeing your smile and your laugh--get out there and have a blast! We're behind you all the way.
John--You and Jaq have such a great relationship, and I think that it, in so many ways, shows what this exchange is about. Keep taking photos--I admire your commitment to excellence. (OK, I'll stop using the auto settings on the camera!)
Kevin--I know ...
... br> received her usual royal welcome! The
hotel is a large one, with what looks like several hundred rooms. We were all allocated our rooms and the group
went about taking their cases to the lifts.
The rooms are large clean and comfortable, but the design of some of
some of them is a bit unusual. Some of
them have a partially frosted glass shower room and bathroom within the bedroom. This certainly took some of the group by
... inspiration for the voice of Yoda, hilarious.
We checked in to our hotel and then were taken out to look around Tianamen square where there is a memorial hall where Chairman Mao's body is kept, drawing thousands of Chinese people to visit every Sunday. There were beautiful floral displays and gardens surrounding the area near the Forbidden City which is just around the corner. Before we entered the Forbidden city we were taken for lunch at a restaurant .... our ...
A: How have you enjoyed having your family with you for this trip to China?
M: hahahahahaha...I have enjoyed it a great deal. My family is very, very funny. Each person has their own unique sense of humor and perspective on things and I'm often surprised by what they say or think.
A: Any examples?
M: Caroline's desire to eat street food and also your remarkable translation skills. [Editor's note: Despite never having studied ...