Grand Hotel Beijing
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No pics tonight....it is late. It's been a fun and busy last two days. I'm looking out the window of my hotel facing west towards the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Crazy. I absolutely cannot believe I'm here. I'm not one to get excited about traveling....sadly, it's something I sometimes I take for granted. Frank, if you're reading this, …
QF129 Business class to Shanghai departed 11:35, arrived 18:50 (10hrs 15min)
Connecting flight to Beijing on China Eastern MU586 departed at 21:15, arrived 23:15 (2hr)
Smell of coal - bricks used in heaters
Nice hotel - LHW Grand Hotel Beijing for 5 nts
... Mariel said that I came into the office over a week ago and everyone noticed.
Following my meeting, I chilled back in my room and studied Chinese.
I met up with Olivia for dinner at **** over Rice. She brought Eric with her. The sweet granny was at **** over Rice today. I did not see her in over a month. So, I assumed that she was dead.
When we were done with dinner, I returned to my room to study more Chinese.
... how people can be jerks at times.
I made no lunch plans today. Bethany and I went to get wraps and corn. I was not about to get a corn because I did not want to spend four yuan. Bethany yelled, "Benny, you are so cheap." So I brought one and it was good. When I first bit it, the liquid from the corn pitted into Bethany's face (Sorry, Bethany).
I went to the third floor lounge, where Nick and Scott were talking. I finished my homework and then met up ...
... mall area with lots of roast duck restaurants, the area also sports a night market and a street food area which is what we found most interesting. The street food stalls all an assortment of grilled bugs and insects on offer, including LIVE scorpions! We figured it was time we got in on the action so we ordered some snake. Surprise surprise it tastes like chicken! We also encountered ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services