King Talent Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
We took off from Pyongyang in a new Antonov 148-100 with only 10 mins delay. In contrast to what the world media tells us the country as we have seen it is in good shape. Considering the climate it looks clean. People are lean and look healthy and a lot is done manually. The Koryo Hotel was the only place on our trip so far where it was safe to drink from the tap. Power surges were common, most notably at ...
... our benevolent host was kindly enough to swiftly escort us to the entrance to the Wall.
Much to our delight, being mid-Winter, the site was deserted and we were by far the only tourists there; a stark contrast to previous experiences of tacky tourism en masse at Badaling. Weather permitting; we indulged in the photographic opportunities that isolation afforded us. Eventually, thwarted by the bitter cold we embarked on navigating our way back to Beijing; a ...
... Teahouse, located at the 2nd floor of Shifanghaoting, no. 16 Xinyuan Nanlu, is closed during Spring Festival. We came to the restaurant by a taxi, 20 minutes of drive, and it cost us RMB$100.00. We thought that taking a taxi would get us faster to the destination than taking a subway train, as the time required to walk to the subway station, wait for the train, change line and walk all the way to the restaurant, would at least takes 1 hour.
The restaurant ...
... the least when we reached the top of the chair lift and took our first steps up the Great Wall itself. We had been blessed with a clear sky enabling us to see the wall stretch for miles and miles into the distance along beautiful green mountain tops. There were still other tourists but we didn't for a second regret our decision as it was quiet enough that every now and again we could stop and admire the view by ourselves. ...
... all the way from 16 girls on one bicycle, to 5 motorcycles inside a steel globe to tumblers and balancing acts and contortionists. There was so much color and great lighting, 'Greatest Show on Earth’, eat your heart out. Double WOW!!!
It was over too soon. Out guide was right there waiting for us and it was only a few steps to the van and we were on our way back to the Hotel for some dinner and much ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services