Southern Sky Pearl Express Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... to take through the various residences and treasure chambers. I particularly enjoyed the three-story opera stage with trap doors in the floors and ceiling where actors would make their entrances.
Also fun was the Hall of Clocks, which displayed all the exotic timepieces that had been gifted to the emperors from various parts of Europe and China. Apparently the ...
... similar to the one we actually found, but no Element Fresh was there! Luckily we did find a rather nice alternative and, shocking I know, but they had Belgian beer! And it was cherry beer at that! My absolute favourite, so it had to be done! And of course the Belgians also do waffles rather well too, so that couldn't be missed either!
The one thing we had to do whilst in Beijing was check out the Birds Nest and the Olympic Park. ...
... checkpoints today. Firstly, to get on the subway. Secondly, to get through to Tian'anmenn Square and then finally to access the Forbidden City. The officials were not interested in me but paid very close attention to the Chinese. Standing looking at the entrance to the Forbidden City was surreal. It is a place I am so familiar with, yet can't quite believe I'm here. The large portrait of Mao hanging over the central passageway gave a strange feel to the place. The Imperial ...
... with a non scary looking clown!
We met our group and tour guide for our introduction at 6pm, before then all heading out to get dinner. Our group was a mixture of ages but had more girls than boys, and everyone seemed friendly. Our guide (Faye) informed us if how traffic signs and lights are 'suggestions' in China...! Which tied in with what we had witnessed! She also said that any car turning right has ...
... was a Beijing restaurant for Peking Duck. Huge round table with a lazy Susan. Amazing dishes just kept coming out. We were still full from lunch. We had beer at lunch and dinner 20 RMB's for a big bottle (about $6). The ride back was quiet on the bus and Amber checked in with all of us. I found a little market and got water and lip balm. Still looking for Mollies exact cookies from her adoption trip. Maybe ...