Holiday Inn Tianjin Riverside
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- Swimming pool
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After a very interesting flight where I was the only western person inside the aircraft, I finally arrived in China landing in Tianjin. The cheapest entry point in the Beijing area. From here, I'm only 1hr away from the capital on a 'bullet train'.
"Tianjin is one of the four municipalities in China. Its name means 'the
place where the emperor crossed the river'. Facing the Bohai Sea,
Tianjin, the one time imperial port, ...
Having finished 3 months of boredom and Chinese studying in Qingdao on the 23rd of December I hopped on a bullet train on Christmas eve to spend Christmas with my buds in Tianjin.
It was my first Christmas away from home but we all clubbed together and had a whale of a bloody time.
About 15 of us hired out ...
So we didn't spend much time here. Flew into Beijing then went on a 2 hour or so car ride down to Tianjin. It was very commercialized buildings that were all mainly empty. Like a yet to be popularized empty town - eerie. Mel says there's nothing here but I would love to go check out the old city. We stayed in the newer part near a big (empty) ...
... a stroll along the bank a good way to spend the evening is to cross the Jiefang Bridge to Jiefang North Road (解放北路). This is where the Italian colonial buildings are located. Enjoy the night gazing up at the ...
... and again after photos got back into my slightly confused taxi who drove me back to downtown Tianjin, helped from time to time by Ying Ying and Rebecca the valet. I made it to the train by about 15 minutes. A close call yet again!
The fast-train trip to Qingdao was in total darkness for four hours. Or to put is another way - 700km in four hours, including stops. Like I said - Fast! I was getting messages from EJ, a young guy from the Qingdao ...