Grand Hotel Beijing
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... away to pursue a career in Beijing, she sends money home to her family every month. She had come from an affluent family, where her father had been the chairman of the town. But after her parents became pregnant with her younger sister, her father was stripped of his title in the community and forced to pay a large sum of money rendering her family to a poverty state. The women was very positive and spoke highly of her mother who stressed the importance ...
... cars and bikes going every which way. Luckily, they have built underground passages to cross the street in many places. The taxis are not allowed to stop on major streets as they are just too busy. This makes it very challenging to find a taxi when you do need one. The subway system is fascinating as they seem to open a stop every six weeks while closing ...
... started speaking to someone, 2 minutes later a man walked out of the restaurant also on his phone, but the woman remained hidden obviously talking to this man. After a while she emerged from the bricks and confronted him and they had a huge argument in the street! The things you see in a hutong!
... some pretty narrow steps. I took the cable car back down, there was a plastic toboggan ride somewhere past it that a few people waited in line for, it sounded hilarious. Some of us shopped in the market a bit, then had green onion pancakes!
After that we took our bus to the Temple of Heaven, and walked through the beautiful buildings where the Emperor goes once a year to pray for good harvests. It was super busy, unloading tourists by the bus ...
... Hutong alley doesn't have toilet in there, they would have to go to the public toilets nearby. I had a look at the public toilets, they don't have much privacy. Short stall about waist height, no doors - when people takes dump, they can see each other, next to each other. I couldn't take photograph of it because there were somebody doing her business. Lama Temple was the next sightseeing on list. Lama Temple is famous in Beijing. Big temple. Poor and disabled beggars outside as ...