Celebrity International Grand Hotel Beijing
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... English. His name was Terry. It wasn’t great English, but I was so grateful for his effort. He asked for some Canadian coins to exchange, but we only had a 5 dollar bill. So we gave him that and he was really excited.
On the way back we stopped in a convenience store to buy some tissue paper (public toilets don’t have toilet paper) and explore what Chinese convenience stores are like. We try to go into stores like this in every country ...
... great views about 80km outside the city. It's worth doing this as we had been advised that there were now many cheaper tours that take you to a section of fake Great Wall, that "entrepreneurs" have built nearer to the city. You really can't be too careful of this type of thing in China, if they think they can get away with faking a nearly 10,000km long wall then they'll obviously try anything! On the way our driver treated us to some of the most spectacularly arrogant, horn ...
... city from the top of the hill. Pretty amazing views over the whole of Beijing. I later learn that the park (hill) was built from the soil excavated to create the moat. The only English signs in the park are for the toilets, and as I had just had an unpleasant experience at the last set, decided to give them a miss. Everything else is pretty much written in Chinese, so you have no idea what you are looking at. The park is full of very odd characters, from small groups of ...
... or so. The fact that I’ve now seen and walked along one of the Wonders of the World was not lost on me as I navigated the treacherous steps, uneven paths and lashed by the icy winds from a Siberian cold front. And yeah I know there's debate about the 7 Wonders – ancient, modern, natural etc... but according to WIki, the Great Wall is named as one of the Medieval 7 Wonders and also a New7Wonders. Walking to the successive towers in the cold blustering wind was ...
... some trying to lure stupid tourists into their basement so they could take all their money and credit cards… and I’m glad we didn’t have to find out!
So instead of visiting the underground city we opted to go and see the Olympic stadium from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. We arrived at the Olympic Park area and were surprised at how quiet it was; there were only a few Chinese tourists taking photos, half a dozen touts trying to sell us some ...
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