Grand View Garden Hotel
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... public square in the world, and is the location for a lot of public events, some of which I'm sure you've heard about. That is a forbidden topic during this excursion, by the way. It was noted that the Chinese enjoy freedom of speech. There just isn't freedom AFTER speech. We also learned that conversations can be recorded at the Square for up to 200 yards away.
The Square is quite impressive, and seems to go on for many city blocks. As we got closer ...
... ticket kiosk they asked for our passports……yes you guessed it they are in the hotel room! Back we go to the hotel. When we got back to the station we managed to get 2 tickets for the high speed train to Shanghai for £110 approx for the both of us.
There were lots of restaurants located around the station so went for it and ordered some lovely food… Meal cost £7.21 for the both of us including drinks. ...
... a couple of German guys, another American girl, and a woman who lives in Hong Kong but is from Ukraine. We hiked about ten kilometers of the wall, and it was beautiful. Being the tail end of fall, the landscape was somewhat barren, but you could see for miles. We went to a less traveled and only partially restored part of the wall called Jinshanling. We were the only people there, if you don't count the vendors plying their wares.
I think ...
... inflated yellow duck which is doing a circuit if the world was in the middle of the lake. We took a lovely boat trip across the lake in a dragon boat.
We had a lovely lunch in a restaurant near the Summer Palace with the smiliest Chinese waiter ever serving ...
... Era buildings, huge squares of black concrete, with revolutionary sculptures popping up here and there in the square proper. At the opposite side of the square is a 2-storey tall painting of the Chairman, glowering down at the people scurrying in the oppressive heat.
We crossed the square, beset on all sides by people trying to sell us souveniers - we had the same yesterday, people peddling trinkets and copies of ...