Somerset Zhongguancun Beijing
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... a double for Jamaica in the short sprint.
Socially, we enjoyed the hospitality at the track. After the morning session there is food provided so we have lunch and then at night there is another spread for dinner, this time with beer and Chinese wine. Everyone with accreditation gathers in the VIP lounge so we see many past athletes and officials there. We have spent much of our time with Peter Thompson, our friend from the UK ...
... site of the original homes in the area that sprung up around the Forbidden City. We were able to enter one of these homes which the owner had opened up to tourists so we could see first-hand what a hutong looked like on the inside. From the narrow alleyway, we walked through an unremarkable door and into a beautiful square courtyard surrounded on all sides by rooms. There is only one entrance into the hutong, so that when the gate is closed you are shut off from the ...
... the one hogging all the good food. Luckily we were on a female heavy table and there was plenty to go round and so, our hunger happily sated, we rejoined the bus for our perfectly timed return to our hostel at 4pm (exactly as it had been advertised, which was remarkable given the levels of traffic we had previously witnessed in Beijing!). Unlike the girl we passed on the wall who we overheard telling her companions, "yeah, the wall's alright but its definitely not ...
... walk so badly that she actually let Steve walk her around, and then pick her up. It made him so happy. It was the best birthday present he could have ever gotten. She aparantly loves to be chased and in the hotel room he even had her laughing more than we've ever heard her laugh. It was great to see and hear. Hopefully they can still be friends tomorrow. He got to have a burger for ...
... the Yang. It begins where the lake begins and extends far back. We have learned a lot about the balance of Yin and Yang, and I'm still a little unclear on the details, but it is pretty cool. Yin and Yang principle revolves around the concept of balancing positive and negative forces. It is important to realize though that "negative" does not mean “bad”. We have found it so astounding how every building, every walkway, every roofline, every ...