InterContinental Beijing Beichen
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Beijing, China, Monday, March 7, 2011 – DAY 61
The ms Amsterdam arrived Hong Kong Harbor (Victoria Harbor) at 5:45 AM. Captain Olav Van Der Waard thread us through a maze of anchored container ships and slowly maneuvered into a pier that again was the best location in the Harbor. The lights and outline of Hong Kong and …
So i arrived in Beijing at roughly 7am in the morning local time after about 17hours of transit. Airport was an interesting experience, given the time there was ************e around. The Airport was so big i had to take a train from Immigration right through to baggage handling!
Met K after collecting my bags and jumped on …
Packed last night so able to relax & pop to Starbucks for breakfast. I wake up at 5.50 what's going on. It was a really great day yesterday, got back to hotel about 22.00 We travel to Hong Kong on the overnight sleeper today the train goes from Beijing station at 13.08 We've just read that there is a baggage restriction on this train that we didnt pick up on in our planning and a note was in with the tickets when they were delivered to our hotel so ...
... who did should be congratulated.
Friday, I went out for dinner with some classmates. In keeping with the Cultural Week theme, we went to a Kazakhstani restaurant that my Kazakhstani classmate knew of. He chose all the food, we trusted that he knew what was good. I have never had food like that before, but I really enjoyed it.
The weather has not been good recently, raining nearly all day every day, and we were sent a warning by the school ...
... in one of many things: exercising, playing Mah Jong, playing cards, practicing Tai Chi, etc. Our kids enjoyed seeing this spectacle, particularly the circle of retirees playing hacky sack with a shuttlecock type device. That seemed cool but, on the way to the bus, they saw the adult playground full of retirees. Adult playground deserves an explanation. The Chinese hold a strong and widely practiced belief that a key to health is keeping ...
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Great Location Pleasant and accomodating staff. Would highly recommend.
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