Holiday Inn Express Beijing Huacai
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... back to the hotel to watch a film and dry off.
Next day broke sunny and warm, thankfully, so we headed off to explore Beijing. Paul's first glimpse of Tiananmen square and the Forbidden City meant a stop to take many photos, while he was engrossed in his task I got chatted up by two lovely ladies who seemed so interested in where we were from and what we were doing for the next few days, then they very kindly invited us to go for tea with them. Unfortunately we did not ...
... Go straight, and you will see another gate, called the Gate of Heavenly Peace (Qianqingmen). This is the main gateway to the inner living court or The Palace of Terrestrial Tranquility (Kunninggong) in the Forbidden City. The inner court is composed of the three main structures at the rear of the Forbidden City, namely the Palace of Heavenly Peace (Qianqinggong), the Palace of Union and Peace (Jiaotaidian) and the Palace of Terrestrial Tranquility ...
... speak Chinese in China?", "Are you eating Chinese food?", "Do you have a TV?", and of course the amazement that I am going to bed when they are waking up and I am waking up when they are going to bed!
We had a few hours before we had to meet and visit the school and go over the contract, so we went for a walk to check out the closest mall, the Europlaza. Right away I thought "Tourist trap", but we went anyways. Sure enough, $100+ for a pair of Crocs, iPads ...
... I fear I may cause irreparable damage . Anyway, back to poo pong mcplop in our dorm. I'm not sure what country he is from, he sounds eastern European and he smells like he bathes with corpses. After a couple of particularly potent wafts in my general direction I submitted a request to reception to be moved to a different dorm and luckily they obliged. They moved us to a 6 bed dorm that actually had ...
The next day Dad and I woke up early and made our way to the Great Wall. We had our own personal tour. So it was just in a car and the tour guides. The tour guide wasn't very impressive. She didn't have the best English, and when we asked her questions she didn't really know the answers. But Dad and I went to a jade museum first. We had no real interest but that is what these tours do. After the jade we went to the great wall. We took a chairlift ...