Ariva Beijing Luxury
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Monday 6th July
Beijing is one of China's true ancient citadels. Its architecture traces from Mongol times to the present, from neglected hutong (alley ways) to bomb shelters scooped out during the 1970’s and the shimmering baubles of contemporary architects. Earliest settlement in these parts was from 1045 BC. It was established as an auxiliary capital under the Kitan Liao and later as the capital under the Jurchen Jin, when it ...
... come in and stay in. The tomb is not yet open. On chinese culture the earth was seen to be square and heaven round. So, the courtyard in front is square while a temple with the emperors body is covered by a large round enclosed hill. On our way back there is a doorway. This doorway is the passage between heaven and earth and the supersticious chinese pass throigh here after visiting the tomb. Of course we all give it a go. First we have to pat our bodies to get ...
Since it had been such a long night, everyone had decided to sleep in pretty late (like 11:30), but we were woken up by Mah pounding on our doors telling us we were going to miss the best shopping if we waited any longer, so we got ready in about 10 minutes. Everyone seemed pretty irritated with everyone, but we made our way to the Pearl Market, where electronics, scarves, watches, shoes, handbags, and pearls are sold. We just did a quick look around for about 15 ...
... was difficult to navigate our way to the platform. We had a small amount of time to spare, saw a KFC and pounced! As I said yesterday, I am normally adverse to eating at multinational fast food chains when abroad but we were in a rush and it was very good!
Due to the pressure of a long queue at the ticket office the previous day we had panicked and purchased hard seat tickets to Xi'an rather than a comfy bed (it was a 14 ...
... are many people in the park doing tai chi and dance classes and I couldn't resist joining in on both. It's not at all intimidating you just have to give it a go. It wasn't long before a few Chinese tourists started taking photos of me dancing with the locals.
The park is the across the road for exit of forbidden city and many touters tried hard to offer a lift in their rickshaw to main entrance (about 2km up the road) I told one guy I was walking (at this stage ...