Somerset Zhongguancun Beijing
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... reason we could see so far up into the blue sky was because the APEC convention was in town, and all industrial plants anywhere within a huge radius of Beijing had been been given a compulsory holiday for the duration, to ensure that pollution wasn't a major issue while all the important visitors were in town!). Also check out the pictures of other chinese men's hobbies - whip cracking and training small birds to do food catching tricks.
For today's destination we went to the Summer Palace. We all met up at 7:30, and took the subway there. Where we are staying is somewhat on the outer ring of the city, so we were really close to the Summer Palace. All day, Wei said that it was the least busy he has ever seen it, so we were really lucky. (And he has been there 49 times, so that is saying something) It was really hot out today, so that is probably why there wasn't a lot of people there. We walked in through the ...
... they serve beer. We interpretted from the nodding and smiling that this meant yes so we all headed upstairs to this tiny room which just about fit two sofas and was big enough for 4 people. I had 3 small bottles of the local beer "Tsanghao" and the 3 girls had one beer each and a few pots of tea between them. I asked the "lounge boy" how much the beers cost (little 330ml bottles) and he said ¥40RMB (around €5) which was a bit dear but ...
... in China is a near death experience even if they do have a count down to green on traffic lights. We then hit the temple of heaven park which was very tranquil after the market. Saw some amazing temples, man practicing with nun chucks, ladies doing tai-chi & an old lady washing her false teeth in the public toilets! I'd just discovered toilets are holes in the ground which took me by surprise let alone the old lady. After that we jumped in a taxi to see ...
... the pearl factory. By this point we were all delirious with exhaustion and everything because really hilarious. At one point Emily and I laughed for literally 5 minutes straight about the possibility of us rooming together. At the kung fu performance we were all dazzled by the pretty colors. That is until we fell asleep.. it had been a long day. In conclusion, I have only one question, does this hotel wifi?(only some will understand) ~Hannah<- That's a ...