Holiday Inn Downtown Beijing
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Downtown Beijing
Top Class Hotel, with the old fashion courtesy! Breakfast included in price. English was lacking in the attendants at the desk. But over-all the rooms were spacious and had all the comforts.
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... still one of my favorites to this day!), and as I stood on the concrete I imagined all the thousands of people who were once gathered outside this bizarre twist of metal to watch athletes attempt to make their life's dream come true. I found the Bird's Nest and pool to be incredibly inspiring... here in this exact location some people's entire life goals were finally recognized, rewarded, and validated. Other's suffered despair I probably will never know the feeling of, and ...
... accident victims are sometimes left unaided as bystanders do not wish to get involved... Apparently, in Beijing, it is not unknown for cyclists or pedestrians to suddenly hurl themselves without warning to the ground in front of the oncoming traffic, causing cars to screech to a halt just shy of the prone 'victim'. The victim will then struggle to his or her feet complaining loudly of their injuries and demanding compensation from the hapless driver. Many people just give up and ...
... that here, but it has been written about a lot if you are interested.
Problems with this growth
This rapid growth comes with problems too – pollution, increasing wealth disparities, urban over-crowding and corruption – each of which I understand better now:
Beijing was covered in a blanket of smog for our entire visit. My eyes and throat itched and several classmates were sneezing ...
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We went to see Olympic Park where the 2008 Olympics were held. Was pretty cool to see The Bird's Nest (Beijing National Stadium) where Usain Bolt broke ...
... have no preconceived idea that people are different and always feel comfortable mingle with each other. Sunny Sun, who visited Columbia with Beijing 81 High School students in 2011, met us at the Square and took all of us to the famous Tianjin Dumpling House (天津百饺ࢱ 3;）for lunch. This restaurant made all their dumplings by hand and offers more than 100 variety of dumpling fillings, from savory to sweet, including several made ...