China People's Palace
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TravelPod Member ReviewsChina People's Palace Beijing
This is a huge hotel with, I believe, three towers. It took a while to figure it all out! You will get lost! The room is spotless, cozy and good fast Internet is present and available without specifically asking for it.
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After a surprisingly fast 13 hour flight from Toronto, Beijing presented with a stunning sunset of deep orange looking north. I had forgotten about the traffic when I opted for a taxi from the airport! One could fly from Toronto to myrtle Beach in the time the taxi drove me to my hotel. But then, it was also a Friday evening as well. Toronto take …
... us and we saw the procedure happen to them. The wheels were removed (apparently correct term is bogie) and new wheels brought in. The train was then lowered back down and re-attached.
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... slipped in that these minorities also pay less tax but will never have any power, indeed can not be members of the Communist Party. This lack of equality all seemed very odd when the political system I thought was based on equality. It also appears necessary to bribe an intermediary to get your child into a better school. Though he suggested that might just be that the schools were thought to be better where as in fact the other schools were less crowded and possibly ...
... had been there all the time and not worried other security check officers. After that, I went through security and my back pack also had to be unpack3ed and was sent though the x-ray 3 times. Also, I was wearing jeans with a metal button fly, that set the wands off and they could not understand. I had to show them my fly. Gate time was approaching very very fast and I had visions of not making the plane. Eventually got there by a ...
... onto a large pedestrian concourse where we say farewell to Mark and Samantha and set out to find the way to our pre-booked hostel.
A month and a half earlier, in Norwich, our neighbours Steph and Louis, filled us in on the time they had spent in China. They also recommended a hostel in Beijing - The Emperor's Guesthouse - we went on line and booked it the next day.
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