Travel Blogs from Beijing
... to my room.
We decided to see if Jesse was in his room. When we walked up the stairs in his building, I tripped and slammed my left knee into the steps. It hurt, but I got myself up quickly. Very stupid of me to trip. Jesse was there and we talked for a few minutes.
Later, Mohini and I met Tracey and Beatrice in the lobby. They told us about the Halloween Party. Mohini and I then check it out for a minute. The decoration was to par and the atmosphere had ...
... over the street. The image didn't really seem to fit.
3. The Chinese people dress really fancy here all the time. Girls wear dresses every day (YAY).
4. THEY STARE AT ME WHEREVER I GO WHICH WAS FIRST COOL BUT IS GETTING REALLY AWKWARD NOW.
5. They are a very non confrontational culture and will lie to you or go behind your back in order to save face(protect your or their honor).
Until next time!
Beijing Day One Tiananmen
After our late arrival we took a taxi to Sunrise Hostel; where we planned on staying for three nights. Catherine had stayed there back in November, and had recommended it to me a friendly, well priced and well situated for some of the main sights and for the metro. It was almost 3am by the time we checked in, meaning that we disturbed our two roomies when we were shown to our rooms; but not for long as we wasted little time in getting to bed.
... on the Summer Palace and we got a good family photo out the front of the lake.
We went and then saw the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity; again we saw some very old trees – many hundreds of years old and another throne area. Learnt a few things about the Guardian Lions out the front of the Royal areas – the female has under one paw a baby lion and the male lion has a ball under its foot symbolising the world. ...
... was good. Pan told us to have an open mind and it was nice. In the toilet there was a sign on the door saying be careful of the landslide. After dinner we went back to the hotel to drop people and pandas off in their rooms before going to the optional tour of the Olympic stadium. It cost a lot of money and some of the money was sent by the Chinese living in America. I kind of fell asleep after this. The first athletes from China were seen in 1932 in Los Angeles and then they ...
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