Ao Ya Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... cure. The wall has obviously been very much rebuilt in these tourist sections. My tour guide walks me to the bottom and proceeds to tell me that he's seen the wall so many times that he'll be waiting in the car. Oh. I mean, I wanted to explore at my own pace but I thought I purchased a tour to get some info....not the 30 second heavily accented Chinese run-down in the car during rush-hour traffic while I was being jolted to and from from the evasive ...
... by her husband, a chef at a local restaurant. On our way back to town we had a quick look at the Olympic Village buildings. Saw the Bird's Nest stadium and the Water Cube. Looked just like on TV. Tonight's entertainment was Beijing Opera: A traditional art form that was discouraged during the communist days but is now being supported by the state. Gorgeous costumes, really strange music and excellent bar service at our ...
... aren't many travellers here and most people I've seen likely live here (because they look clean and have nice clothes). There is still a huge Chinese tourist population which leads to long lines and lots of shoving, more than a few stares and little-kid-giggles in my direction.
Yesterday I went to the Lama Temple, the biggest Buddhist temple outside of Tibet. It was beautiful - I'm always in awe of the detail and craftsmanship ...
... no longer gross. The brown dye was still obvious, but no big deal.
When I returned to my room, I heard Niaya's voice in the hallway. I came out of my room and said hi to her. Niaya walked over to me and touched my hair. She could not believe that I cut my hair.
Niaya's tutor was with her. Her tutor said that she remembered me from last semester. She said that she was the Boston guy John's tutor last semester. That clicked ...
... style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal; ">Next stop after lunch was a Jade factory. We saw the painstaking process the artisans go through to carve each piece from a solid stone. Grant saw a huge ship made of Jade and asked "so does it float?"
We finished off the excursion by stopping at the infamous Birds Nest stadium that was ...