Grand Millennium Beijing
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Millennium Beijing
Great location and lovely hotel
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So we arrive at the very efficient and superbly clean Beijing airport after a 6hr overnight economy flight from Delhi as not part of our RTW ticket, well you have to rough it now and again, so we got extra leg room seats lol. Our first impression of Beijing was wow, what an amount of smog. There is a constant haze all over the city. We were met by …
... Wall of China – It is like a small kart, which you can speed up or slow down as you slide.
On the way back to the hotel, we all passed out in the van because climbing the wall is a heroic thing to do (Chinese saying) so we needed a little recharge but it was very quick because as soon as we got back, we had to dress up and head back out for our reservation to the Honk Kong Beijing Jockey Club. This was an extremely fancy place to ...
... the Kumart. Which was a very strange experience. Bought some coffee and water. Everything was is Chinese so again we had no idea what we were doing. Found McDonalds as well just in case!! We walked the whole way round the forbidden city walls which is surrounded by a moat. It's beautiful. It was a really long walk. We went to the south exit not realising you can only enter from the north so had to walk all the way round which took about 25 ...
There's no denying it: Beijing pollution is really bad.
On our first few days, the sky was relatively clear. But when we were outside, my eyes burned. You couldn’t smell the smog. We had brought special masks to wear, but I didn’t notice any difference when I wore it. Probably my lungs felt otherwise.
Joyce noticed that when she wore her mask, she stopped coughing.
But on our departure day, we could barely ...
... a big Chinese dinner, last night I collapsed at 8pm! Unfortunately, that meant that I was wide awake at 4am, but I’ll take what I can get!
The conducting symposium is on the very outskirts of Beijing (outside the 6th ring road!). It’s near my friend Dai Zhonghui’s house but very far from downtown Beijing. As I’ve been in downtown Beijing many times before, it’s nice to be out here close to ...