Beijing Friendship Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
- I am finally starting to adjust to life in Beijing- at least for the moment. Currently, we are engulfed in a cloud of smog- or as the locals call it "Cloud Cover". It is rude and inappropriate to call the pollution smog, despite the fact that one cannot really see the sun and the humidity is overbearing.
- Adding to the weather is the constant traffic. Yesterday a few of my friends and I decided to venture into downtown Beijing for dinner a ...
... tried to sleep through the night.
The next morning, I called my tour guide, Sherry. She said that she had already spoken to my sister, and she would be at BCLU with the driver, and they would pick me up at 10AM. I was relieved that I could understand her over the phone. Sherry arrived promptly at 9:57 outside the BCLU gate. I was surprised to see how young she was. I followed her to ...
... then took a family of four and another walk-in couple before us. I got fed up, so I grabbed my bag and pranced down to a seat of my choosing. Shook them up a little. We got two mugs of hot water which was either to help with being soaked from the rain, or the traditional Chinese belief that hot water prepares your stomach for food. We hadn't gotten any yesterday, so who's to know. After the food, we ordered dessert, which surprised everyone ...
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