Dongfang Gongxiao Hotel
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Beijing is a large, chaotic, overwhelming city. People, people, people everywhere. Landing at rush hour didn't help, of course. I bypassed the insanely long queue for a taxi and took the Airport Express train to Dongzhimen, one of the biggest, busiest transit hubs in the city. Pushing my way through the crowds, loaded down with all my luggage, it felt a little like I was a character in a video game, needing to make it through from the airport train to the subway ...
... has twins - a girl and a boy - as in John and Joyce Poirier - they are considered a Phoenix - Dragon birth . . . . Phoenix (the female) for power! The Dragon (male) for strength!
So - we started out at the Temple of Heaven - built in 1420 by the current emperor - he built this massive temple so that he could pray for a good harvest. This emperor believed that he was the son of God! This temple is ...
... the rest of Beijing is. After that, Windy took us for some delicious food in a restaurant: Peanut chicken, and garlic and chill pork! Oh my Gaaad, actual Chinese food is a bajillion times better than at home, and it is completely different. We moved in after to see the antique market and took a rickshaw there. When we arrived it had closed and there was just a few street sellers which looked like more of a car boot sale. At first we ...
... out all the different levels of the children, and matching the right lesson plans to each one. Still a few that don’t join me in my English corner, but I speak to them all the time, and they come to the English circle every day so at least they are still exposed to the language as much as possible. Most of the kids are still cute, some not so cute but I’m getting there with the discipline, perfecting 'the look’ even if they can’t understand ...
... Aussie. I'm unsure why as its 'totz amaze'! Today's question to Casper over lunch, was why the Chinese Government blocked Facebook, Skype etc. We couldn't quite get a straight answer but learned that Google is also sometimes blocked. The last stop on this tour with leather seats, was to a traditional Chinese reflexology foot massage. 1 month in hiking boots and a 16kg back pack - We were in heaven.
China, for me was quite frustrating. I struggled with what could ...