Travel Blogs from Beijing
... s un lloc fantàstic. Construït el 1420, va ser el Palau Imperial de la Xina durant 500 anys, des de la dinastia Ming fins la Qing. Es diu que té 9.999 habitacions (perquè el 10.000 era el número reservat per l’emperador). Es deia Prohibida perquè no s’hi podia entrar ni sortir-ne sense l’autorització de l’emperador. És el conjunt d’edificis antics fets amb fusta més grans del món ...
... there making some corn. After helping Karena, I walked to the third floor kitchen to see how Anthony was doing with his carrots. Mohini and Sara were there too making some stuffing.
I walked down to the basement for the dinner. Everyone was there on time and were going around saying what they were thankful for. I did take part since I came a bit late. Katherine gave me the stare for not saying anything. Oh well.
Nan was so nice to get me a sim ...
... appear from the darkness. At this point however, I was more concerned by the crack running up the whole windscreen, the driver's very late braking and to some extent his health. Ever minute he coughed up more and more to spit out the window in between lighting up yet another cigarette and speaking on his mobile phone. After stopping to ask several people, we finally get to our hostel. It's ...
... the sea.
Back to my news.
Decided to use cable car both ways! I am not a good climber and the steep steps and height aren't my favourite. So cable cars that is, took us (me and other guy from the group and the local guide) up there. We walked on the wall. Uneven steps, steep stairs and steep grade of paths. Not for the fainted hearts :) I managed to walk up to half way between points ...
... had a good selection although you wouldnt want to buy your Lonely Planets from there (too expensive). A lot of the best sellers were around $15-20. Managed to find 'The Help' for $10, a Jodi Piccoult book on clearance for $4, a New York pocket guide for $3 (will come in handy in Nov and doesnt take up much room) and the last Millenium series book for $13 (for Chris). I was in heaven!! Instantly decided this was a day for relaxing, so we headed back to our hotel room ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations