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Hello! Today was so crammed-packed full of fun and interestingness I don't know where to start!! It was a wonderful day! We woke-up around 5:30am, showered in our spa-like giant bathroom (I'll have to get a picture before we leave here) and we were starving from skipping dinner last night. The hotel offers a "western-style mixed …
... entered we were transported back into a time of elegance and grace from a by-gone era fast disappearing. Of course it was obvious we were tourists and we could be cynical about their attentions, but we decided to immerse ourselves into their tradition. It was lovely. The matron (in the loveliest gown) made us tea (so much I was going to burst my bladder). They bought out every tea and we drank it all. Then they started bringing out food and other tidbits and we (tried) to ...
... she would like to try the Ricci Cafe. I offered to show her whenever she has time.
I choose to go to Ricci in Wudaokou lately because it has excellent food and the pricing is a lot better than other places, especially Sanlitun. Plus, the food there is made with local Chinese ingredients including from Sichuan. It is always excited for me to try something new there.
Olivia, Natasha, and I took the cab to Wudaokou. It is so much faster by cab and the ride was ...
... forgot my camera).
After dinner, we went back to the dorm. When I was doing my laundry, I had no clue on how to use my laundry card to operate the washer until a little boy appeared. I pointed at the card and waster. He grabbed my card and scan it against the machine and it started washing.
Other side note:
1) There is no tipping for service in China.
2) Food delivery is free in Beijing.
... and a guard. Apparently we were not so subtle though – as soon as I stood near the guard he marched away!
The Tian’anmen Gate marks the entrance to the old Imperial City, within which the Forbidden City is located. The Forbidden City closes at 3pm so that will be for another day.
After a brief wander in Zhongshan Park, we then attempted to walk to Beijing South Railway Station to buy our onwards train tickets to Xi’an. After walking in a very large ...