BEST WESTERN Grandsky Hotel Beijing
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... see some incredible things: The Great Wall, a visit that is still reaking havoc on our quads, calves, and shins. Christian (or as I have referred to him as the 'little chairman' since he showed a high interest in a Mao hat being sold by a street vendor. Yes, I bought it for him) pushed Beth, Josh and I to the top of our Great Wall experience. He grinded it out all the way to the top of the mountain. Some in our party "hit the wall" as those steps ...
... The first structure inside the inner court is the Palace of Heavenly Peace, the emperors' sleeping quarters. Behind it is the Palace of Union and Peace, where the imperial seals were stored. The third hall is the Hall of Terrestrial Tranquility, the emperors' wedding room. Besides the three main buildings there are the six eastern palaces and six western palaces, where the emperor used to handle everyday affairs, and which was the living quarters of the ...
... breathless for a good few hours. It amazes me how all the Chinese guys smoke like nobody’s business whenever they get substituted and are still able to play without any repercussions. Let alone the pollution affecting your lungs. (Fun fact: each year 2 to 3 trillion cigarettes are smoked in China).
After having watched too much True Detective 'till too late on the Saturday night with my new roommate (exciting, I know), I met ...
... legs... This was our other mistake today, don't just say ´yeah, I´ll try a spider´ without asking how much it is first! We paid ten freaking pounds for a spider... Ate a few legs and as the actual body of the spider looked kind of gooey we through the rest in the bin. Happy days. Or not if you´re a spider being chomped in Joe´s mouth...
So, after our spectacular fail at saving money by buying street food, we walked back towards the ...
... to the Buddha icons in each hall. After a walk through the streets which contain endless rows of tiny shops I find the Bell & Drum towers are open for business today. They are towers (which you climb), one has a bell, the other drums. Logical really. I do a spot of souvenir shopping and pick up a couple of things I'll regret having to cart around with me for the following weeks but it was cheap. I didn't get the t-shirt featured ...