Gongda Jianguo Grand Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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We visited some markets opposite Beijing Zoo where they had about 7 floors of clothes, shoes, t shirts, suits...pretty much everything you could wear. After trawling the many floors, we both manged to find some quality shoes for cheap, cheap! Mandy picked up some casual shoes for about $15 and Steve bought some excellent outdoor Merrells for about $80. Sweet!
... wall when it is raining or snowing or to use your phone when there is a thunderstorm – though why anyone would think that a good idea is beyond me.
Every guide book, internet forum and newspaper article advises you to ‘come early and avoid the crowds’ – great advice except that about 2 – 3000 people had the same idea and the place ...
... to the extreme kebabs of Scorpion, Seahorse, Silkworm and Spider, all deep fried. However, we were just too tired so headed home.
The hostel has some washing machines on the roof, so we thought that on the walk back we would try to find some washing detergent to do our mounting laundry, this would allow it a day to dry before we set off for Xi’an. However, the shopping in Beijing is most curious, they don’t see to have larger ...
... hostel in a Hutong. Hutongs are narrow streets that snake between large blocks, they contain small houses, delis and local businesses amd are the intimate and older part of Beijing. They are also very quiet and peaceful compared to the crazy main roads. The hostel was quiet, contained two adult cats and one kitten, the showers were super hot and I enjoyed relaxing there after a couple of weeks on the train. My ...
... got stuck in one of Beijing’s famous traffic jams, and listened to the bus driver’s selection of the same twelve ****** pop songs again and again and again.
And of course, we also visited Ti’ananmen Square, Mao’s great memorial to himself. Aside from our feelings about 1989, it also marks the symbolic beginning of our great train journey across Eurasia.