Huaqing Spa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
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It is not the easiest thing to do.
... with Anthony.
There was only one computer in the library that only had Word working. A lot of people were waiting for Jules to hurry up, so they could print out their papers.
Dennis took the class out to dinner at the restaurant next to our dorm. He ordered so much food. It was so nice to eat together as a class.
After that, Rae and I got Coca-Cola and Snickers at the Stadium Store.
Then we returned to the dorm.
... spoke to me in English. 5 people and 3 languages all at the same time. We laughed a little about the absurdity of 4 black men speaking Chinese, and he told me some funny stories of times when he has responded to the Chinese people in their native language and the looks or comments he's received.
We managed to go to the Great Wall and see it, however the ticket booth was closed so were unable to go up and climb it. We ate some authentic Chinese food, ...
... temporarily disappeared from our main haunt, and it just didn't feel the same! They'll be back soon, as will the dodgy dvd's on the shelves of the shops!!
So, we arrived at the party, over 400 people which was a record, at a club with various levels & a fab roof terrace with sofa's, overlooking the city skyline & the workers stadium. There was birthday cake at midnight, which Andy & I ended up helping to dish out! A great evening.
Saturday I woke ...
... has happened, except that the Chinese food is starting to get a little boring and my stomach is objecting to something I have been eating. I guess that is normal and probably happens to foreigners eating in the U.S. too. I have noticed a really interesting thing while eating out so much - most of the Chinese restaurants, and not even just high end ones, all have gone electronic. The waiters and waitresses all use either iPads or other ...