River View Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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Today I went to go check out the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City. I do recommend going to a day tour to see these places! It's usually much more affordable and they can bypass the lines while if you go on your own- it's much much more expensive and lots of long ...
... free service to the elderly. Every week without fail when I walk past at about 9.15am the soldiers are there smiling with a radio playing music helping a large number of elderly people. It would be amazing to see that sort of thing back home. So every Sunday morning I witness the young helping the old and every evening when I leave work between 8.45 and 9pm I walk past a large group of people being led in dances. In the darkness ...
... ethnic minorities or labour disputes.
All in all, China is a safe country to live in. Sure, you need to be prepared for some things, but one of the lady's from International SOS said that she would feel a lot safer at 3 am in the morning in Beijing than in some parts of Melbourne – something I can definitely agree upon. During the six months, I have lived there, I have felt very safe. I had to go to a doctor too and it all ...
... it was nice to go to the Forbidden City because I've read a lot of books based on it and, taking away the crazy tourists, it's a lovely palace too. We were starving by the end of it so headed through the street of beggars and salesmen to a local restaurant, where we were all highly entertained by the English translations of the dishes. Andy's favs were: 'the peasant family stir fries flesh for a short time', and also 'first rank sharpens the edge laughing at'. ...
... in a taxi to the hotel, hoping that the Air China representative's words: "tomorrow bag hotel" would come true. Oh yeh, and the taxi ride... Slightly difficult at first as the driver spoke no English. Luckily, we had planned ahead and had the address of our hotel in Chinese. Advice for everyone - this is a neccesity for taxi's in China unless you speak Chinese, as they speak very little English. And why should they, I suppose, this is China. We, of course, speak no ...