Zhonghang Airport Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... A large portrait of Mao hangs on the gate’s south side, facing Tiananmen Square. Mao proclaimed the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1, 1949.
My Tiananmen Square experience completed, I walked through the Gate of Heavenly Peace and continued north to the Meridian Gate, the southern entrance to the Forbidden City, where I arrived at 12:48 p.m. I saw a metal barricade across the plaza in front of the gate and was confused. ...
... ride. There seems to be no speed limit whatsoever so hanging on in the back is a must for any passenger.
Everyone for themselves seems to be the phrase.
Eventually after about an hour in the busy Moscow traffic we arrived.
This was where the fun started.
No fecker was willing to help us especially when you started with the phrase do you speak English. The majority of ...
... school by 8am and start with cleaning some of the classroom, my English corner. At 8.30am we go downstairs to greet the parents and children. When the children arrive, they do morning exercise, led by other teachers - basically 3 different songs & dances, all of them join in as & when they arrive. At 8.50am, we take them up to the classroom, for us a long climb up to the 4th floor, quite tough on the little ones (and me.... my legs become quite weary by the end of the day!). There ...
... on the flight and about to become friends.."family .. for the next 9 days...a first for this traveler. ..thankfully this was not the first time for the tour guides and organisation.. they quickly had us checked in, ticked off, grouped off and in coaches bound for our city hotel.. My new Family was group A1.. comprising of 34 tourists , one tour leader.."Gavin.. a local from Shanghai and lovely little Miss Olivia,..( her western alias that her own Mother knows ...
... some more friends over to celebrate our first weekend in China. Later, we all went out to go see Beijing at night. A group of us went back to the apartment together a couple hours after midnight, but all of us stayed up until just past 4:00am talking, laughing, and getting to know each other.
Needless to say, after only four hours of sleep, we were a lot quieter when we were sitting around the next morning.
"Do you guys want to get breakfast anytime ...
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services