Gehua New Century Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... Regional around the same time (late 1990's). It's truly a small world!
Had a great Asian breakfast afterwards. It was pretty much the same as lunch and dinner...noodles, rice, wontons, mushrooms...and an egg station to satisfy the westerners!
Calling home was not easy. Between the internet here and modem problems at home (of course it always happens when I am away!) it was somewhat frustrating. It is fun answering questions from the boys like "Do ...
... the flight is about £250) to work for a year before travelling, yet again with the acquired savings! The other guy in the carriage was a German and much older. He was using all his annual holiday to complete the trans-Mongolian journey and meet friends in Beijing and South Korea. I joked that he should also go to North Korea and he said 'it's good to do' and 'you can take guided tours for a day'. We talked about Putin and how he looked ridiculous being photographed shirtless on ...
... wasn't anything terribly important, just wet wipes and stomach medicine.
Next, we went to Summer Palace. The subway system is very nice in Beijing because it's new. Not too bad to navigate. Less crowded than normal when we first got on. I've included a picture. :) I think because everybody was jet lagged and had only 4 hours of sleep Summer Palace was not ...
... Of course, everyone here was trying to sell us jewellery. Stop 2 was at a tea house where a young girl “treated us to a tea ceremony". She proceeded to get quite cross with us because we wouldn't by any tea. Stop 3 then was at a silk factory where everyone was urging us to buy clothes and even pillows/mattresses! All this was annoying us because all we wanted to do was go to The Great Wall. Tour guides take you to these places as ...
... at the bottom of the building. They show us into this room that has these nice wide lounge chairs 5 in all. We only need 4 so we all seat next together and wait. One nice thing there is a bottle of water for each us, cool beans! A few minutes go by and a man comes in with these small clear bags we of course don't know what is in them. So, we all begin to open are bags and inside is a very tiny shirt and even tinier shorts with ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility