Fraser Suites CBD Beijing
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... and onion, some rice chez that tasted like a walking taco, and wafers. After we tried all the food we screwed around trying to see if we all could still do cartwheels and needed up taking a pyramid picture. We then made our way to the far corner of campus and Victoria, Dana, Nick, Mara, Lisa and Cory played lighting and shot hoops while the rest I is watched and talked. Tonight I'm in and going to bed early to prepare for climbing the Great Wall ...
... does not do it justice. It is not a palace, it IS a city. It has parks visible in the distance to the north and it's a 25 min walk from one end to the other not including navigating the hoards of local tourists fighting each other for photos. Most big buildings are closed but photgraphable if you can shove your way to the front. Fortunately in China I am taller than most people over the age of twenty so only needed to be three rows back to get shots. That said I needed ...
... it. That was until I saw Eli. Now i'd met and spoken with Eli many times before since arriving a few days earlier. An American acupuncturist who has been here 6 times before and enjoys telling you all about that fact. He has a wonderfully dry sense of humour and has cracked me up on several occasions, usually by what he says but occasionally with what he looks like. A kind of caricature of himself with big goggly ...
... six Peking duck wraps and had room service prepare a cart for me of banana, toast, broth and tea. Four young women played traditional Chinese instruments during dinner. They wore beautiful silk Chinese dresses, slit up the side Henry, just for you. I had some Tsingtao beer and toasted everyone back home.
Up to shower and back to bed to get ready for tomorrow.
... the internet, I found one of the least
restored sections of the Wall; Huanghuacheng.
Utilising the public transportation system, I found a bus that
would take me halfway there, where another bus was supposed to be nearby to
take me the rest of the way. After searching for the bus stop and testing my
Chinese language skills out, I discovered that it would be much easier to jump
in a taxi. Bartering with a Chinese taxi driver is no easy thing, but ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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