Travel Blogs from Beijing
After leaving Brisbane at 0.55am Friday we eventually arrived in Beijing 12.00 midday, after a short stop over in Hong Kong. We didn't have time to leave the airport in Hong Kong.
Taxi to our hotel about 1+ hr. from the airport and found our Longtou Hotel. I would not recommend it to anyone. It was very basic, old, worn out place. But we are …
... ve ever been – I was in super zombie mode (but still in good spirits!).
The gang met me at the top all hot and sweaty. Yes, I made the right choice.
Later, the boys decide to go further, up those numerous steps. Again, my **** sat down and I hung out with Ista while ...
It was at a nice place called, DaDong something or other. They specialize in Peking Duck. Wow, did we have a feast. It's a really nice place, one that Ada says foreigners especially like.
We left to head to the subway. It started to rain a little and Ada decided we should take a taxi instead. The taxi driver said there was a storm warning for tonight...worse than last night.
Tomorrow we will go early to the Great Wall!
... down walkways and sweated more then...... (you can fill in the blank). Returned to the hotel and got a taxi to the train station. Very impressed with size, signs and organisation of station. Got on to our carriage, we were the only tourists. There was food smells, smoking, shouting and a lot of faf. Lock down for 14 hours, no movements of any kind. Xi'an couldn't come ...
... People wandered in and around the low grey buildings. Topless old men with loose shorts pulled up over their swollen bellies sat listless on crumbled stoops. A couple of babies were being pushed in what looked like a portable playpen and women preparing strange food on the side of the road looked up as we went past.
Vinh and I smiled at each other as the rickshaw driver steered us into a street covered in a soft canopy of green trees. This was ...
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
Old hotel, worn carpets, fittings old, mattress hard++, towels thin, balcony dirty, TV was old style, no clock, The room was cleaned every day and the maid did a good job really. A long walk to the train station (-2km). Reception have very limited English.
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