China Red Cross Hotel
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Day 1 - Met the group 6pm - followed by local Peking Duck dinner
Day 2 - Went by local bus to Tiananmen Square, and the The Forbidden City.
Food included today was a local breakfast in the cafe next to the hotel - greasy! Then a local Hutong dim sum lunch where we had a brief dim sum making lesson, followed by a visit to a cooking class which was actually really good fun and well run, but we had to eat the fruits of our hard ...
... was having a good time. Tonight we are on the train overnight to Xian. So now I am just in a cafe in a comfy chair having an iced tea. Maybe I will order some dumplings. Looking out the windows at rickshaws going by, dusty pink cars , grandpas with baby carriages ,blowing cottonwood branches and a guy kissing his girlfriend goodbye on top of her face ...
... of various shapes and smells, and the like. All of us leave mostly full and ready to explore but by mid-day (11:00 am) we are hungry and ready for more. Today we stopped at the restaurant in a very nice hotel. We all sat around a large round table with a beautiful place setting. The place settings are, however, designed more for tea time with my nieces than an adult meal. The napkins are Barbie size...seriously. ...
... jumped back on the metro and hit up the Olympic park. It was lashing rain so just hung around for a few choice pics and then headed back on the metro to a shopping center but it was a posh western style shopping center so balls to that. With our bellies grumbling we headed to a place recommend as the best dumplings in Beijing, Xinxin Dumplings(145 Dongsi 5th Alley) We got there wet and tired, but it didn't fail to delivery the goods! We ...
... s definitely not what happened. After we hopped in the bicycle carriage, the man talked to me about how handsome my husband was and talked to Bret about how pretty his wife was. Charming little sucker. After a few minutes, his friend pulled up next to us and asked Bret to climb in his cart because apparently the two of us together was just too much fat American weight. Bret's guy took off and after a few minutes, he was out of sight. I kept asking my guy "Nali ...