King Wing Hot Spring International Hotel
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Sunday was our day of rest, free from routines and travel guides. The wet weather had followed us from Xian so we were in no hurry to race out the door. Enjoyed a great breakfast before trying to arrange our transport, through the girl at the front desk, to Mutianyu tomorrow - ...
... to think it had nothing to do with his earlier request for a photo with a policeman and soldier ! We tried a different food stall that night which lead to Kevin being up all hours with an upset tummy – but he would have the meatballs whilst I’m sticking to vegetarian.
Between Kevin up and down to the loo and my being jet lagged and wide awake at 1am , ...
I just finished midterms and finally have time to update this blog. I generally did well (except for listening) despite the horrible disorganization, which I will try to explain as simply as possible:
I have 3 classes: listening and speaking, reading and writing and grammar. Sometime in early October we were told by our grammar instructor we would have a midterm Nov 13. Fine, this notice was given more than a month in advance. A few weeks ...
Not all too much to say about today -- had another day of class and then went to the cafe for a quick lunch on campus.
Afterwards we caught the bus to go shopping at an art district --- the places to shop were great but the art was very very marked up. Not much was purchased by the group here --Silk Market is likely the go to.
From the shopping street ...
... For those of you thinking that I have gone into allot of detail to describe our cabin, the method to my madness is that after having read many different web sites and multiple blogs trying to find out information in advance of our journey it is evident that there is so much contradictory information and we hope this description will be of some benefit to others in our situation.
At 8.05 on the dot the train pulled out of the platform and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility