Free Town Apartment Hotel of Beijing
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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For the May long weekend in China (First weekend in May), I visited Beijing for the first time. Having then, been in China for 9 months I figured it was time to check out the big ticket items that people generally think of when they hear China; The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City.
There was five of us traveling together from ZZ to Beijing for the weekend. It was two hours and forty-five minutes by fast train. I had brought ...
... enough time living out of backpacks and using a shower that was positioned directly over the toilet. We could cope for two days without elevator keys, after all we were only going to be on the fourth floor. We finally arrived at our building after an interesting taxi ride where the driver attempted con Greg, our LoveTEFL contact who was helping us move in. Once we got to thee building we then found out that we in fact had no keys for not only the elevator ...
... the subway and whilst still being caught amongst the mass of people, it was easy to find the way to our station. And at 20 pence per journey to anywhere in the city we couldn't complain.
We spent a lot of time in Beijing wandering around the ...
The Great Wall was named by Ric********** as previously it had been known as the Long Walk. To walk up the wall for the second time was a special experience. Fitness level or maybe 'maturity' prevented climbing as high as in 2007.
After fitness training on the Great Wall, it was time for a visit to a Jade Factory with some manufacturing demonstrations and some entertaining sales pitches explaining different jades and how ...
Another day with the local guide, Tina by going to Summer Palace. It's about 1.5 hours from Forbidden City. Fairly bit of long way to travel. Again another bit of walk to Summer Palace from the metro station. Summer Palace is where the emperors and families spent summer time (April to October) there. They only spent November to March in Beijing. As Tina and I arrived at the palace, we approached to a guy who "wet" painted his thoughts onto ...