InterContinental Beijing Financial Street
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... in 1420 and was the home to emperors of 24 dynasties. The complex has 9,999-1/2 rooms because of the Chinese love for the number 9 and because, other than God who has 10,000 rooms, the emperor is the next powerful. No ordinary people could enter the complex. Only the emperor's concubines, children and servants (all eunichs) were allowed in the inner court. The emperors were always fearful of being murdered ...
Today's itinerary includes an evening visit to the Lao She Teahouse. This is a legendary house of entertainment just behind the watchtower on Tiananmen Square serving tea, snacks and entertainment to tourists and visiting dignitaries alike.
Our driver was scheduled to pick us up at 7:20, drop us off at the teahouse and then wait for us to run us back to the hotel. As the teahouse is only half an hours walk from the hotel we insisted that we walk ...
... all the way to Mu Tian Yu tomorrow and get a ride back to Beijing for the night. Day 5. We finally made it to the wall! We woke up this morning and after a weird, weird breakfast we set off into the jungle once again. As a side note, who thought northern china was so jungly? We found the right path today and only had one 20 minute detour down a wrong fork. After two hours and lots of tree branch scrapes we climbed to the top of the mountain and found the wall. The wall ...
... off further down the Hutong to find chinese tourists everywhere and rarely any westerners about, with those beautiful aromas wafting out of restaurants and chefs in the windows stirring up big pots of intestines and who knows what parts of animals, hutongs going off in all sorts directions packed full of markets and stalls selling little knick knacks, locals on missions, scooters and bikes tooting from behind us..We realised ...
... for Good Harvest) is somekind of the symbol of the city, Beijing's symbol. Yes, it is a cool design and I couldn't stop taking the picture.
From stranger to a travelmate, but after all there is always a goodbye. Jim and Karen must back to the hotel and I need to continue my first day in Beijing.
Randomly, I took a bus to.. I didn't know. Even I forgot the no. of the bus. It was caused me get lost in out of nowhere. But miracle brought me ...