Golden Phoenix Hotel Beijing
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... up there, you would occasionally get a patch of wall to yourself. We'd heard about the amount of hawkers selling water and gifts up and down the wall, but we didn't mind them. They would clap and salute you as you reached the top of the steep bits and wave a china flag around. They also offered to take your photo for free, which we soon realised was in the hope that we would return their kind gesture and look at their stall. It wasn't too hard a sell and they usually ...
... You're not off the plane yet Goodbye to:- Streetside omelette vendors, things written in chinese, security checks, our coats, freezing smog, moving tube adverts, multi-patterened face masks, state sponsored flat fee mass transport, scorpions on sticks, big walls, national propaganda museums and squares made out of tiananmens I have now updated previous posts regarding the National Museum of China and uploaded the blog entry on perspective shots Checked through customs ...
... Wednesday morning for my flight to China. 24 hours of elapsed time later I was arriving in Beijing on Thursday afternoon Beijing time. I don’t always sleep well on planes, and the 14 hour flight from Chicago to Beijing was no exception! So, by the time I got to the hotel on Thursday night, as the Brits would say, I was bloody knackered! By 6:00 I was asleep but at 10:00 I had guests and was back downstairs for a beer and some visiting.
... swallow... I think I got 4 pieces in before I told Darren I didn't think I could finish it. The meat lacked that stringy texture - it was like sausage meat but really strong in flavour. I called the waiter over and took out my picture book again, pointing to my meal and then to a picture of a sausage. "No, no" he said and pointed with certainty to the picture of the pig and then his own side, just below the ribs. Mmmm... pig's liver... I'll have the ...
... me and all my friends. We went to the nail salon and mall. We met some really nice Japanese women. We headed back to school in order to go our separate ways. I went home and worked on all the hw that the Chinese teachers dropped on us. We had two test schedule for today. Dinner last night was surprisingly good. I had squid, some sort of peas or greens, and rolls. Then I headed to sleep. I'll talk to you lovely people later.I have ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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