Holiday Inn Downtown Beijing
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Day dawned from a little sleep-in for us this morning and June and I headed down to check out the Chinese breakfast supplied with our room - rice, baked scrambled egg, no toast, with a few stir fried veggies was the best I could come up with. It was tasty, with warm orange juice....not too bad, to wash it down.
The others didn't wake up …
... 3 gorgeous tops. We went back to the cathedral, which was beautiful. We then got a taxi back to the Confucius Temple area. We walked down the Hutong area, past the bag shop where we bought the leather bags before, and ended up at the rooftop garden of Wiggly Jiggly where we had a cocktail and beers and fish and chip supper. Lovely few ...
... entry fee is for the wall we withdraw to the cash point, which turns out not to be working. Poke it, we'll come back Monday when everyone's at work, I'm not feeling as ****** as earlier. We make haste for Starbucks number 4, much to the disapproval of hagglee hawker who decides to follow us for 5 mins talking gibberish. We play dumb and get coffee Passed a station advertising some kind of temple on the interchange station on the way over, so given the tube is only ...
... on my iPod and tried to regain my composure. A little while later I emerged a happy, positive traveller. Time for dinner. We went to a little Chinese food (or food as they call it here) restaurant, gave the "ass meat", "stir fried toad" and the "twin peppered fish head" a swerve and had some stir fried green beans and some beef in black pepper sauce on a hot plate....who knew that Chinese food here was exactly the same (minus the weird ****) as in Canada? We might ...
The summer palace is around lake Nanhu reached by metro line10. This is a classic chinese garden. We took the whole day to walk around the lake garden which is littered with halls, bridges and pagodas and a lovely sample of a chinese water village at the ...
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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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