Metropark Lido Hotel
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... with steps going down then back up then down etc. The other awkward part is that the spacing between the rise and fall between the steps is in no way consistent therefore not allowing for any sort of measured stride. Some parts were so steep that climbing on ‘all fours’ was necessary.
Well we made all the way from about the middle of the restored section (total of 2,250 metres) to the Eastern end then headed back and somehow missed ...
Stuart dropped us at the airport the next morning and we caught our 9 hour flight to Beijing, landing on the 7th of June at 5 am. We were then accosted by a gaggle of taxi drivers all vying for our business. We'd read somewhere that a cab ride should have been about 250 - 300 Yuan ($40 -$50) to the city from the airport. These guys were trying to charge us 500 - 600 Y! One guy accepted our offer of 250Y and promptly escorted us into ...
... district, old & vintage but trendy too. All mod cons such as a gas stove AND an oven! Jealous!! I arrived before they got home from work, so had a good wander around the district they live in, a cool antiques market in the next street along, a nice small park / lake, and lots of leafy lanes, leading to a nice pedestrianised area with lots of cafes, bars and shops.
Friday night Charlie cooked dinner, and we polished off 2 bottles of Prosecco, before ...
... to store your **** on the ridiculously inconvenient overhead wracks of the sleeper cars! I got into my car with the 3 other very nicely dressed residents of car 18 for the evening and I think they probably found me a little grungy with my backpack and sneakers but I was ecstatic and felt very VERY FANCY if I do say so myself haha J they even had toilet paper and SOAP in the fancy bathrooms!!! What what!
So now onto BEIJING!:
Arrived very promptly on ...
... Hilton’ and ‘Wanfujing Five Star Hotel’, opulent places which were just abandoned, obviously built and opened for business that was no longer there (maybe the Olympics?). We wandered past a Catholic Church (quite a rarity) and onto the pedestrianized section of the street. Sadly, this could have been any major shopping street in any major city, the names were all there, Cartier, Rolex, Dunhill, McDonalds, Zara and a host of others. ...