Lijingwan International Hotel
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I'm finally in Beijing, after a (delayed) 12-and-a-half hour flight. It was 25 degrees, humid and cloudy when we arrived, but it didn't matter; we just wanted to get off the plane.
While many signs at the airport are in Chinese and English, most people dont understand English. This made it somewhat easy to go through the Chinese customs. …
... with the main road. Derek runs Beca's building engineering operation in China and has lived in Beijing for 11 years. Rarely seen in a suit, today he was in his trademark t-shirt and jeans in which, unlike nearly all 55 year-old men, he actually looks good. Singaporean, his parents come from China. Derek is a generous, honest warm-hearted man with a wonderful easy manner and a great sense of humour. On top of this he is the same age as me, yet looks 40 - I hate him. We got ...
... Palace landscape and serves to accentuate its magnificence. A statue of the thousand-handed Guanyin Buddha, cast in bronze and gilded with gold, inside the tower. The statue is 5 meters high and weighs 5 tons.
- Garden of Virtue and Harmony. The building complex has four courtyards set on a traditional south-north axis. Behind the garden gate there is the first courtyard. The Grand Theater and Hall of Nurtured Joy are the main buildings, located in the second ...
... before protesting and demanding democracy. It wasn't hard to imagine being a student and in the midst my own country's problems. As I looked around, it really looks as though there is no knowledge or remembrance of the massacre that occurred there. I tried to imagine tanks and machine guns on the peripheries.
Later, I asked my language partner what she knew about what they call June Fourth. It was only a few years ago that she remembers the government ...
... to give him a call. Yup, he's there but had been waiting at the international gate arrivals. As he comes to find us I'm so happy to see 'Robert' that I could hug him. Side note, he confirms that giving himself a western name is for our sake though I'm pretty sure he's just tired of hearing his name brutally mispronounced by us foreigners. Off to the hotel we go. We arrive, check in without much hassle, and proceed to our room. I have never seen a better looking king sized bed in my ...