Grand Skylight Catic Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... of six films in all, from Monument's Men to Robocop. You may asked how that's possible, and I have a very easy explanation: I did not sleep the entire flight. I can easily say that I was happy to disembark the plane by the time we reached Beijing! After clearing customs and retrieving our luggage, we were greeted by Gloria our chaperone & tour guide, made our way to our tour bus (which only sits about 30 people, and made the 45-minute drive to our hotel for a ...
... insects sharing our room. So after freshening up and checking out we got a free shuttle bus back to the airport got some coffee and breakfast and got back on the plane. Although our Chinese visit was only short and we couldn't see any of the city due to the fog we are both in high spirits ready to take on another big day of flights, airports and transits until we arrive in Mexico City late tonight. Next time I might ...
... group for lunch in the courtyard that most of these homes contain. Three generations used to live in the two bedroom house, but with the cost of a square metre of land being $20000, they feel they are blessed! Our hutong guide explained the social structure within a hutong. A “richer” well to do family has four circular “posts” jutting from above the lentel on the front porch. You ...
... br> Heading towards the Tiananmen Tower with the huge
photo of Chairman Mao... still guarded by stoney faced soldiers every few
metres.. past the Chinese National flag hoisted on sunrise daily .. we go
through the first entry for The Forbidden City..
Hope Mr Putin doesn't want to sight see there
The Forbidden City is enormous... as the word
implies.. over 74 hectares in size..all surrounded my ...
... I COULD STAND IN HERE FOREVER.
10:25am: I never want to bring a towel and have it get all soggy in my gym bag, so I slap on boxers and dry myself down with a hair dryer. It takes a while, but gets the job done.
10:33am: I'm out of the gym, flashcards in hand.
10:46am: I make my way over to the food stands on campus. Here, you can buy a whole variety of dumplings and "Taiwanese pancakes," but I choose to go for the same thing I had ...
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