River View Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... but if you taste them I will ensure you you will love them.
So from heaven on earth I went back to reality, as we drove back to the city centre to visit the Summer Palace. Again an immense Palace, situated by a lake. It was the place the Royal Family used to stay in the summer, when it was too warm in the North of China, where the other palace is situated. Chinese people believe a dragon is living in the lake, they therefore pray to the dragon, in the hope to gain ...
So today we had glorious pizza! And it was pretty good pizza for China, it was a welcome break from all the bizarre Chinese food that they had been giving us. We have had 4 days of teaching so far, the kids have been great but it has been very stressful, we wake up at 6:30, have breakfast at 7:00 and then leave for our school at 8:00, the first lesson starts at 8:30 and we get back to the hotel about 5:30 in the evening, we then have a break and dinner is at 7:00pm but we ...
... us funny.
G's Chinese came in handy. We were lost on the palace grounds and we wanted to see a certain thing before they closed. We were thinking of starting to panic. He asked someone for directions and they understood him! We are going to eat at the hostel tonight. Our walking desires have reached their end for today. They will cook something for us. The subway works so well. It is short sleeves and sandals ...
... to the main train station. It was confusing for us non-Mandarine speakers at the departure gate. As departure time neared, Dave asked for more specific instructions. The attendant whisked us through the gate and toward our train 10 minutes before the rest of the passengers were allowed to go. Sometimes it is nice to be a foreigner!
The Hard Sleeper turned out to be a newer, more comfortable train and our good luck ...
... I woke up at 5 am, stared out my window and checked out the lay of the land. Then at about 7:30 am, Katie and Rose (They were on the same flight as I) knocked on my door and we went downstairs to meet Dr. Sun and to have breakfast at the campus dinning area. After breakfast, we met all the other students from USD.
Today was the first day of exploring Beijing. I was surprised by all the huge buildings throughout the city. It looked ...