Harat Austraders Hotel
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... before we sit down. (red-skinned peanuts) The Chinese like to randomly eat them during the meal. I thought they were beans until last night. They go well with beer is the only explanation we were given.
Alcohol. The Chinese like to smoke and drink. Men and women. They offer beer or Coke or beer or 7up at every meal. Last night we sat down and we had a small shot glass full of firewater, another glass they offered red or white wine ...
... bought some bangles. Mine has light green jade, darker green spots, lavender, a little yellow, and orange. It is super pretty!
The great wall is huge! We walked uphill and caught a cable car that took us up the mountain to the wall. the view and scenery was amazing!
We went to dinner at Marlin's favorite restaurant in China Element Fresh for western food. This is where Stephanie and I ordered dinner our first night in ...
... before. Natasha said she found out about it on the Beijinger. The restaurant was located in the same area as the fashion houses like Larvin and Miu Miu.
To my surprise, the restaurant was so nice! High end decorated and the burgers looked so good. I was in heaven.
I ordered the malay satay beef baguette. So good. It is somewhat hard to find a good burger in Beijing. The only other American restaurant that I actually like is Home Plate because it has ...
After being back to the free civilisation of China we thoroughly enjoyed walking the streets without raising suspicion, staying at a table for as long as we wanted and using local money to pay for whatever. We discussed some unsettling things: there were beggars and homeless in Beijing but not in North Korea. Chinese tended to push there way through the crowd while Koreans queue patiently. There was trash in the streets of ...
... all the prices were a bit too much, and the guarantee of quality a bit too little. It did have an ATM that finally worked for my beleaguered Canadian credit card, so that was a plus. I am still on the search for a pair of fake designer aviators, although I am told that the Pearl Market (which locals go to) will have better prices on such things. I did enjoy some chinese fast food- within 2 minutes of my order I had a rice, duck and salad meal ...