Taishan Hotel

No.105 Huanshikou West Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100050, China | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... is a section of the city walls, a short walk from the hotel. Like many Chinese cities, Beijing was walled, and this was the case until the 1950s, when Mao decided that expansion was important and that the city walls needed to come down. There’s now relatively little left of them, but the section we visited has been restored. The walk past is nice, given there are lots of trees in blossom nearby. The smog, however, is utterly terrible today. We continue on to ...

You Thought Coffee?

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny


... I picked the cheapest one. Then the guy took me to a chair. A different guy appeared and asked me what I wanted. I used my fingers to indicate what length I wanted my hair to be cut. Then he started cutting and asked me about if I was happy by using his fingers. I nodded my head yes or no. The guy really tried to communicate with me to make sure if I was satisfied. As he was about to use the razor, it did not work. He used his body language to ...

Holidays part 2

A travel blog entry by luiseatshanghai


... had very good Chinese food for a very low price.

The next day we visited the Forbidden City. As everybody who had seen it before recommended us to take a guide we decided to do so. In front of the entrance we found Marc an official tour guide with guide ID who was happy to show us the Forbidden City and to tell us everything about the Emperors and how it was like to live in the Emperor’s palace in the old times.

His English was very good although he had ...

Forbidden City

A travel blog entry by tripleb


... our picture in front of the wall of the Forbidden City, a Chinese woman asked if she could get our picture with us. Frances explained that so many of the people live in the country and when they do get to travel they want to see the capital. So we are some of the first foreigners they have ever seen. We got stopped 4 times today and even caught one guy taking a picture of ...

Day 2

A travel blog entry by clay_weston


... of human endurance and enginuity. I haven't seen the pyramids, but this thing is 8000km long I was told today (including natural defenses) Unreal! The photos I could take just can't do it justice, the smog didn't help either. Merin and I took a chair lift back down and again I think there is still pucker marks on the chair and marks in the handle bars where I was hanging on..... After the wall we returned to the hotel for ...


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