Crowne Plaza International Airport Hotel Beijing
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This wasn't my original flight. I originally had Bangkok but when I put up my roster at the swap group looking for better offer i was offered Beijing in exchange of my 30hrs BKK.
I haven't been to Beijing before and had gone to Bangkok several times so I took up the offer.
I was expecting at least 4 or 5 crew members wanted to go, …
... but if they didn't have children, then they were buried with the emperor alive. The forbidden city is huge...it took a good 45 minutes to get to the actual city itself. The guide books do a much better job of describing the various parts than I could...but there are lots of photos. By this time we had even sightseeing for a good 21/2 hours and it was time for lunch. It was quite the lunch. Nancy took us to a legitimate chain - Da Wan Ju - Bruce & I were ...
... heart hand sign.
Jacky told me that he laughed at my WeChat profile picture since I was doing a silly face. Katherine then continued laughing at me saying my thoughts out loud. Stephanie came in and she laughed at me too for how obvious that I was so over Chinese.
Jacky commented that I always wear a scarf. Katherine agreed and she always said that she always tried to remember which one she had seen me worn. I love my scarves.
I slammed my ...
... to climb the wall - we climbed at a place called Juyonguan. Our guide Michael told us there were two climbs we could take.
He said the first one was tough and the second one was tougher...Guess which climb Denise and I chose - Yep - the tougher one.
We started our climb and found the steps to be very steep and uneven - some steps were very steep and some were not steep at ...
... but also eat alot of vegies.
The government bans facebook which I wish my kids were also banned. However, with more Internet access, I do believe the people are becoming more wordly and it is hard to believe the change that has taken place over the last 20 years and expect the next 20 years will see an improvement of the standard of living for the people and more interaction with westerners.
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