Beijing Airport Gold Route International Business Hotel
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Day 1 - Met the group 6pm - followed by local Peking Duck dinner
Day 2 - Went by local bus to Tiananmen Square, and the The Forbidden City.
Food included today was a local breakfast in the cafe next to the hotel - greasy! Then a local Hutong dim sum lunch where we had a brief dim sum making lesson, followed by a visit to a cooking class which was actually really good fun and well run, but we had to eat the fruits of our hard ...
... see the rest of the area and come back later when the crowds have dispersed more. We made our way through the west side of the palace and then after the couple hours it took to get that far made our way back to the main square to see the palace halls. We were pushed and shoved and almost knocked down a couple times trying to get a glimpse inside the buildings like everyone else. I got as close as I could handle took a quick ...
... house we had a traditional tea ceremony tasting 5 different teas; jasmine & rose infused leeche tea were the groups favorites.
On to our next stop, Chinese acrobat performance, Myth Jinsha, very similar to Cirque du Soleil. It was an hour of unbelievable balance, bending and precise timing in the caged ball. Here they had 5 motor cyclist going around in sync within the ball, it was crazy.
... see Mao first though. The line moved efficiently and wasn't too long since we went right as they opened. You walk first into an open room with his photo and tons of flowers (which are purchased out front and are surely recycled periodically). Then you wind around, single file, to a room were he is enshrined. His face is lit up, almost as if orangey yellow bulbs are encased inside just below his skin. He looks almost like the caterpillar glow dolls we had as kids. As you ...
... out to the lady who had to work with Dad's feet. With the ladies talking about us to each other in Chinese, I felt like I was getting the full Chinese pedicure experience. Not a bad first professional massage endeavor for me. We lived today, we lived.
Things we learned today:
1. Jaywalking is the only way to get around. Ignore crosswalks
2. Unless the menu says otherwise, just assume it's chicken, even ...