InterContinental Beijing Beichen
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Great Location Pleasant and accomodating staff. Would highly recommend.
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... as the residence of the Emperor Yong Zheng, before becoming a Buddhist Temple in 1744. Its a massive complex and truly beautiful. The kids struggled a bit with the incense everywhere which made it very difficult to breathe!
After the temple we had out first experience of the subway. I guess when its busy its a nightmare, but it was remarkably easy (and cost about $2.00 for all of ...
... thanks), and wo bu dong ( I don't understand), so I wasn't able to ask for any more directions. We loaded up and started walking, passing extremely dirty cars that looked like they hadn't moved in days (actually caused by the Beijing smog) and families congregating out on streets. The best part was the white fluffy dog that had yhe most comical thick eyebrows perfectly drawn on its face- animal cruelty for sure! I have also been witness to dogs wearing booties, just not ...
... of the original price. You really benefit if you know even a little Chinese because they know that they cannot take advantage of you. Casey is great with the Chinese numbers after all this time living here, so he did all of the bargaining.
I purchased: a winter coat, sweater, Nike sneakers, sweater dress, purse, leg warmers, tights totaling less than $100 (US)!!!
... and interesting topics. Might as well talk about what else we've been doing the last couple of days, other than searching the city for defecating children. Yesterday was a particularly busy and particularly wet day. We kicked it off with a morning visit to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square is most famous for the riots back in 1989 and the 'Tank Man' picture (look it up... You'll know it when you see it). There isn't a great deal to see ...
The last section was truly staggering, as in; both Dan and I were staggering, this was no longer an enjoyable experience. Our worlds had simply reduced to getting our heads down and thinking about the next step, we weren’t looking at the views anymore, only concentrating on getting through this torture and trying not to worry about how unbelievably hot it was. Towers came and went, it all became a blur, I could see a really high tower and I assumed that ...