Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center
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... heat, humidity, no shade and very steep parts. Sometimes there were steps, especially the last part was almost 45° steep! On top of that I carried my new parasol the whole day which was really worth it, because how cool is it to have a picture on the Chinese Wall with the Chinese parasol, haha! In total it was around 3 hours walk (including many many photos).
The way down from the wall to the buses was with a toboggan. ...
... only fuels me even more to except the ever changing schedule. During our training weeks we were told that we would be given teacher guides to follow for each lesson. These guides are incredibly structured, leaving next to no room for creativity in lesson planning. I'm happy to say that when I arrived at my centre there were none of these teacher guides anywhere, giving me the freedom that I wanted. Whilst there are no guides I do have access ...
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Allan's Theory on Gambling in Beijing
The Chinese in Beijing have an affinity towards gambling be it at cards, horse racing or the roulette table. However, the most risky form of gambling in Beijing is in using a 'Pedestrian Crossing'.
The risks are indeed high;
- you win – you get to cross the road
- you lose - you die
There are very sophisticated crossings with ‘Green ...
... effects of the crash and explosions, which no doubt would have scarred us forever. It really opened our eyes to what goes on around the world and in particular, China and we are grateful to live in a democratic country where people have rights and freedom of speech. We were very scared after the incident and haven't told anyone about this until now as we wanted to have left China for fear of anything happening to us given the Big Brother nature of the country. It didn't leave us ...
... was also french fries (probably to accomodate us because we were American).
Then the best part of the day...The Great Wall of China!! Coolest thing every. Some of us climbed to the very top!! I should have counted how many steps we took because there was so many. Make sure to look at my descriptions on my photos. The steps were very steep and dangerous. I also found a few secret passage ways (video). It took us about ...