JW Marriott Hotel Beijing
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Once again, after a smooth five hour train ride, Carol, Joerg and I arrive in Beijing. Jim is back in Shanghai or Taiwan or Korea or somewhere in Asia attending to business. Our regular guide, Jason greeted us at the train station and took us to the hotel. We will be heading out early to go to the Wall the next day so we decided to have a quieter …
... no soy sauce'! If only tamari was common here... On our first full day we bought cards for cheaper transport. They give us half price bus rides, and allow us to use the subway system. The bus journey from central Beijing to the area he lives, c. 12 miles east, takes around 1.5 hrs on the express bus, and only costs 60p without a card, so it is more for the convenience of not having to buy a ticket everytime, rather than cos we feel we need to save money. ...
... s and my chairs. At lunch, we went to the mall and ate with our new friends from committee. Due West, a company sponsoring Harvard MUN this year was giving a talk about getting into colleges using MUN. This seemed to be an interesting topic and most of us felt that attending it would be quite pretentious because it seemed to be sort of a way in finding a loophole in the system so ...
... we got to choose which direction to climb. To the left was steeper, but less crowded. To the right it was longer, but not as steep and much more crowded. Dale decided we should do the less crowded route, so we set off. I'll have to say it was very hard walking!! First of all it is incredibly steep-my kids will recall our trip down Penang Hill-and it is very uneven. Where there are steps, they are of varying heights and the handrails are quite low. Add to ...
Currently sitting in Beijing capital airport, awaiting the flight to Singapore, and thought I would take his opportunity to update and finished travel blog. Yesterday was definitely the highlight for me. The top three experiences I have had on the trip, in no particular order is seeing the pandas, the boat ride to Guilin and climbing part of the Great Wall. Very early start, wake up call at 6am, breakfast at 6.30 and on the bus at 7am. The Chinese hotels are funny, in a strange way ...