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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... like a a giant litter of puppies. Next trying to find our platform on a departure board where everything was in Chinese except the number of our train and the numbers 2 and 4. So we took a shot and headed for the waiting room for platform 2 where a pleasant young girl shook her head and held up four fingers. Off to the waiting room for platform four where we got swept up in another horde of maybe 200 people, went through security again end mass and into a tunnel ...
... of games and showing off their skills. Two of the stand-out activities were foot shuttlecock, with the players seeming to have eyes in the back of their head with their ability to keep the shuttle cock in the air, and what I can only call 'neck quoits', with one player throwing 5 hoops like frisbees, while the other skilfully caught them on his neck. Further along people were dancing, some in ...
... some music played live. Once completed, and we finished our meal, we headed back in the direction of campus.
On the way, we toured another restaurant and visited a small market that offered a whole bunch of fresh fruits and vegetables. We got to try fruit called lychee, yangmei and mangosteen,--all of which were really different than anything I've tried for fruit before. After the market, we headed home to conclude another night.
... here were pretty cool, some very good adrenaline producing ones and we discovered that the Chinese like to scream a lot, guys and girls. Tom was brave enough to venture onto the big drop slide. It is a slide that looks like it has a vertical drop of about five storeys before it flattens out at the bottom and you come to a very abrupt stop. He claims it was fun, he still couldn't talk me into it though.
... about war and how terrible it is, how young men and women left and fought in wars. All from delivery a poppy that afternoon. It made me feel proud today, explaining to kids the reasons why we are so lucky, why we need to remember those who sacrificed so much. I am going to follow up on Monday and create a slide show I my trip to the embassy, maybe see if we can get a speaker in to talk to the grade 3 class... Hopefully we all take a moment to remember Those who give so much for ...