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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... the security guards we managed to walk straight through the security check points and into the Square proper. It is apparantly the largest City Square in the world, although modern additions such as Mao's tomb and the Memorial to the People's Heros (soldiers who fell in WW2 and the ensuing Civil War) have reduced the usable size. Surrounded by the Hall of the People (Congress) and National Museum, and the 600 year old gates to the Forbidden City (grrrr!) the ...
... was awful. I ended up watching the only Hollywood movie "Lucy". Even with plot holes it was a pleasant diversion. The rest of my time was spent watching old Hong Kong movies from the 80s starring Chow Yun-Fat with 2001 Space Odyssey thrown in for good measure.
We arrived in San Francisco at noon local time and rode out to Park SFO to pick up my companions car and swap a few luggage items back around. He dropped me off at the UA domestic terminal where I ...
... use the subway and used that to our advantage. It is
very economical (0.30 per person) and have used it several times. The
other night we ventured out to the night market where anything you
wanted to eat was available, tarantulas, yup on a stick, 8"
centipedes...absolutely, scorpions ... Wouldn't be a market with out
them, snake..ate it. Squid ... Now that was good! They also had some
more tame ...
... the Acrobatic Theater. We walked in and noticed a really bad smell. We thought it was the seats and at the end we realized it was the diesel fumes from the motorcycle show at the end of the performance. All of the acrobatics were very cool. It was funny because above the stage, they had a sign that would tell you what you were watching. I don't know why but they had many incorrect English translations.
After the show we tried to ...
... that we could not see past a few hundred meters, but it was still nice to look over the city.
We decided to spend the rest of the afternoon in the nearby hutong. This hutong was very set up for tourists, that I don't think anything original actually exists there. There are rickshaw drivers and souvenir shops lining the very clean roads. It was still nice, and you could still feel the old sense of spirit of the place. Melissa and I went and spent a while sitting ...