Grand View Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Arrived in Beijing very early to be greeted by intense heat and an insane amount of Beijing traffic. headed straight to the capital mall after dropping our stuff at Jiedi's house. Air conditioning is a god send!! Had a sneaky browse and were amazed by the low prices before going to the ...
... me? The doctor diagnosed her with a mild pneumonia and prescribed antibiotics and fever reducing pills. They can only prescribe a three day course of antibiotics in China, which is really stupid as it wont clear the infection. Rose was now feeling worse than before, so me and Alvaro got her back to hostel to rest. Rose skyped home and her parents were quite rightly worried and wanted her to fly back to recuperate as well as get a full dose of antibiotics. Rose was ...
... better than another one!
Anyway had a fabulous lunch which considering we were the last ones to arrive was not bad going. Bus ride back gave me a chance to capture some of the amazing architecture which I am really loving throughout Beijing. Now mum and i are both completely cream crackered and don't even have the energy or inclination to go out for dinner so hostel resto it it.
So a few facts about the Great Wall:
... amazing and we contemplate buying a new duvet for our bed but decide against it. I do end up purchasing a couple of very beautiful scarves. Hot and tired (it was 30 degrees) we decide we have had enough for one day and agree to an early dinner. In our itinerary this is noted to be our welcome dinner. We walk into a very sparsely tabled serving room where we are the only guests, again. It's very elegant, and everything is white leather. I ...
... Andrew was feeling the need for some caffeine, and we wanted to get some reasonably good coffee), we decided to call an end to our far-ranging explorations. We walked back towards our hostel and had a very late lunch in a restaurant serving Muslim food. I don't say "Muslim restaurant" because they served alcohol...a trend we've been noticing. Usually, restaurants serving Muslim food are *run* by Muslims and, thus, don't serve alcohol...and it ...
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