Crowne Plaza Beijing Zhongguancun
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... incest and incense.
There were a lot of buddhist statues, which is why people were leaving money, spread across a few different rooms. It is obviously important for Buddhists to leave gifts as even in the museum part they had peeled away the sealant on the corner of the glass and fed through notes! The buildings were again pretty but felt much the same as the forbidden city.
After a quick costa to warm up and a fairly long subway ...
... Nooo... Wo shi Bilisheren (I’m from belgium J
I asked the lady if it was possible to have a SIM card, pointing fingers at my
phone. She smiled and guided me over to the memory cards department. Euhm...
no, I don’t need and SD card nor a CF card for my camera... I’d just be happy
with a SIM card... you know, Rrring Rrrring Ni hao ma??? I guess she didn’t
understood my joke :--( Ok, I took out the battery of my phone and ...
... CRCC hosted a KTV (karaoke) night close to our apartments. I never knew karaoke could be so much fun! The beer was flowing as around 30 interns huddled together in the middle of the dance floor busting out moves and tunes. Old school Linkin Park, Rihanna, Bohemian Rhapsody... You name it we sung it. The highlight had to be '*****s in Paris'. After leaving our private KTV lounge we headed to Bang Bang (our local) for ...
... I got to get soaked all over again.
The Opera performance was...interesting. I can without a doubt say that I don't like Peking Opera that much. Don't let my words turn you off from ever watching a Peking Opera performance. Peking Opera is very intricate, with a lot of attention paid to color, costume, music and facial expressions. The scenes just moved way too slowly for me and I found the singing to ...
... tea ceremony. I didn't know what to expect but it was much much more than I ever dreamed. Just behind the Forbidden City was Emperor's Lane. Gao Shan told me as we walked up the moat that the Emperor's Lane houses back onto, he pointed out the heavily fortified house of China's Number Three Leader - the leader of the People's Congress. It was on this street a few houses up that Gao Shan found us a tea house. Ushered into an ornate little room replete with gnarly old peach root ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services