InterContinental Beijing Beichen
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May 23rd We woke up very early to go see the Great Wall. The drive to the Great Wall took some time, nearly four hours. The place that we went was the most famous location to go, it was called The Great Wall at Badaling, the oldest site available to the public, as well as the most visited overall. There were moments during my trek up the Great Wall that I thought my heart was going to beat right out of my chest because I was so determined to reach a mini ...
... project" going on. Some of the new stuff going up looks pretty pimping too....well, compared to the majority of London housing anyway. The older stuff not so much. Anything over 60 years old is handbuilt and oldyworldy Mmmmm chocolate starfish for breakfast. Chocolate chips in my chocolate starfish transpire to be kidney beans again. WTF! Damn you weird cultures 20 mins from destination we start to see bits of wall looming on the sides of mountain ranges. It ...
... braised eggplant, noodles and vegetable dumplings - all with hot chili sauce. For every
chopstick of food, Denise heard me say YUM!!! The food was delicious - the best we've had so far on our trip...The Three large main dishes and a
big local beer was a total of 87 yuans ($15 US).Headed back to the hotel - dreamland not far off...Big day in the morning - very early flight to ...
... we are both tired. We enjoyed sharing our adventures with all of you and look forward to hearing from and seeing all of you soon. Now it is time to pack up for the trip home. We leave the hotel at eight a.m. for San Francisco, then change plans for JFK, and drive home. We just heard about Kaitlyn's arrival. Congrats to Matt and Kristen! We will get down there as soon as we can. Love to all!
Opting to hike up to the wall by foot, Tony and I took the fun option back down by way of a Toboggan while the girls took the more sedate cable chair option. Hunger pangs then prompted our stop at a little outdoor restaurant en route back to Beijing - our first taste to come of proper Chinese food. A pond filled with what at first appeared to be very large gold fish, was obviously not there for decorative ...
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Great Location Pleasant and accomodating staff. Would highly recommend.
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