InterContinental Beijing Financial Street
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... accreditation and then we were ushered in by Lisa, from Public Affairs. She was very hospitable and had met Melissa when she had been there a few weeks before with the Minister, Simon Birmingham.
The function was held in Matilda's bar, a proper Aussie sports bar, equipped with a pool table, a dart board and Large screens showing sport on the wall. We requested whether they had the football on Australian TV and much to my delight there was the game between ...
... organise the drivers and passengers and at the same time coordinate the traffic of motor bikes and cars. From the hutong area we then drove through the city traffic to the Temple of Heaven which was originally constructed in 1420. Fire destroyed the temple in the 1700's and it was reconstructed this time as a round structures instead of the rectangular temple. We saw many brides and their grooms here having "memory pictures" taken for their special day. There were also ...
... our time anyway, either eating or looking at all the different types of food to eat, rather than wandering around looking at beautiful buildings the greater significance of which would be sadly lost on our ignorance! 2) Food It may be unfair to categorise this as indifferent as the food in Beijing did exceed our expectations. We did have some below average food at times but this was more due to the poor choices we made rather than the inherently poor quality of the food ...
... On our way out, more vendors. There was one in particular who was charming but would not leave me alone so I told Tess, tell him no thanks - she said boo yao (spelling) and he laughed and got the idea. I will be remembering boo yao from now on!
We had a delicious lunch arranged at a Peking duck place. There were tables with lazy susans and lots of amazing choices. Danling insisted the children sit together at their own table ...
... in having Chinese families wanting our photos taken with them. The guide told us that because it was a holiday people from outside of the big cities were there. They do not have much contact with Westerners and wanted the photos. Felt strange at first, but since it happened again and again, we got to enjoy it.
The Great Wall is really a Great Wall. Even though we all know how big it is, it is still a sight ...