Grand Hotel Beijing
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... the journey was fine. It was long, as all night trains are but it was fine. We played some games, watched some TV shows and movies, and had some pot noodles between the departure time of 5PM and lights out (10PM) and fell asleep shortly after. This train also featured the 6 bed arrangement with additional walls, giving the train a rather cabin-like feel compared to the completely open shared ladder arrangement on some of the other trains we ...
... where the chefs cooked the food, which was fun (but a little disconcerting, because after awhile they kind of were laughing at us; not sure what that was about....).
The next day is an early call for check out and a trip to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, then lunch and onto to airport to catch a flight to Chengdu to see the pandas! Sad to say goodbye to the Rosewood and Beijing, but looking forward to the next part of the journey. ~ ...
... so clear but the views where awesome. Vairochana Buddha was waiting for us at the top! I was naughty and got a photo because he was the biggest buddha I have ever seen, absolutely stunning. Absorbing the sights we then made our way down.
We knew this couldn't be that far from our hotel so decided to walk back towards the hotel. This was our first day being 'proper tourists'! Our feet were definitely paying the price! A lot ...
... I had the most delicious burger i have yet to encounter in China. I would put it on par with a Portland Killer Burger, but I might be biased after several months of deprivation. Real beef, bacon, sauteed onion, onion rings, egg, tomato, lettuce, seeded mustard, barbeque sauce, and ketchup. I was in heaven. Chris, of course, had limited options, and ended up with basic fried rice. After that, we headed off to prepare for the day ahead. We were going to ...
... up some decorations and have activities for the festival. Yet again, we turned up to a gorgeous park, but no dragon boats! We later found out that this festival is not really celebrated up here in the north anymore, and people just like it for the few days off.
It wasn’t a waste of a day, though, as it was still really enjoyable to stroll through the parks and see how the people here spend their days off. I don’t think ...