Empark Grand Hotel
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Chinese breakfasts are nothing like Australian breakfasts
but exactly what I expected… in the
morning I had the choice of beef noodles, Soup, These strange buns
things, sweet buns, toast (Chinese bread is very sweet and not like normal
bread at all)… so there was no jam on toast, no cereal and most definitely no
cup of tea for me (Which I have been craving so hard since I got here) However
I was surprised to discover ...
... like. That must be a **** job, getting all that up there. The way wasn't as easy as we were hoping. Going down the stairs was harder than going up as you tried to control the descent. On some slopes it was easier just to run down and let the momentum take you up the other side. We had a really nice lunch back at the base of the wall. No crunchy bits! After we got back to the hostel we had much needed showers and chilled out. Just a few drinks if I remember correctly. On Tuesday ...
... she was also nice and walked a part of the way until it was clear where to go. Then what I didn't expect, we had to catch a train to our boarding gate. Once we got off the train We can see that our plane is boarding. We are one of the last to board but we made it for our 2 hour flight to Xi'an.
Geoff breaths a sigh of relief when we get off the plane and he sees a lady holding a sign with his name on it for Our Hotel Shuttle.
... by Beijing standards but I figured "when in Rome"! ;-) By the time my chef cut the last piece off and put it in my plate I was stuffed. Imagine perfectly seasoned slow roasted duck cut before you in thin slices served with various side dishes. You put the duck on a small rice flour soft shell, add this sweet sauce and scallions, roll it up and eat it. They usually promptly return the duck carcass while you eat to make a large soup broth but I ordered a half duck ...
... hats and these weird glasses with party blowers stuck on like a moustache! All very random and not related to the summer palace in the slightest! The weather wasn't nice at all as it seemed to be very foggy, I'm not sure whether it was just fog or the famed Beijing pollution! Although one bonus was that it was less hot and humid! Anyway the Summer Palace was really nice, there were loads of Chinese buildings and lots of gardens to walk around so by the end of the day ...