Southern Sky Pearl Express Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... shades were closed for the all daylight and 14 hour flight across the Pacific to Beijing. The adventure began.
Seemed to me United Airlines is definitely a shuttle to the mother country. Very few western faces and a lot of the other looked to be heading home either after a tour of the United States or visiting family. I slept the entire flight. The hardest part of these flights is staying hydrated. Even though the crew pass by ...
... spend a whole day here. So much going on, but with time constraints we only stayed a few hours. Set in lovely gardens with ninja turtles roaming in the grass. So much to see and so much history. What was Britain doing 26 BC? Taxi to an antique market which was quite far if only I paid more attention to bargain hunt when I finished work! Taxi back to hotel as ...
... As we made our way through the park we stumbled across a group from what we can only guess as being from an old folks home who were playing live music, singing and dancing. We watched as they sang and danced to a variety of Chinese folk songs but the highlight was when an old man clocked Claire and asked her to dance. Although Claire was politely trying to refuse the old man, he was rather was persuasive and grabbed her hand leading her into the centre of the crowd...so, much ...
... It was fun, mostly like a choreographed dance with some cool tricks, they broke metal rods with their heads and balanced a person on 3 spears!
In the morning we went to Tian'anmen Square, which was mostly closed off to the public but had one big gate open. It was packed full of people, and lots would stop and stare/listen while Fisher told us some of the history! Some people even asked to take pictures with us... and others just ...
... in the work world-- we see our priorities by looking at where we spend our time. I wish in America that we had such a holiday-- where we spend time to reflect on where we come from and to pay gratitude to those who have paved their paths for us. I wonder if better understanding our roots would help us better understand how we can value those around us and maximize our one life.
Besides the throngs of people, the next thing you'd ...