Grand Mercure Beijing Central
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I've just arrived in Beijing and it's hard to believe that overnight I've travelled on a plane and now I'm in a whole different country with such a diverse culture. Everybody talks different and the smell is different and the people look completely different as well. It’s amazing to be honest that in a matter of 10 hours I am on the other …
After a sleepy morning, we travelled 15 subway stops to The Summer Palace which lies on the northwest outskirts of Beijing. The 700 acre park, centred on Kunming Lake and with Longevity Hill rising to its north, was a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. The scenery was lovely and was straight off a Ming scroll or Qing …
Our last afternoon in Beijing was spent in the busy market picking up a few gifts and souvenirs and we headed back to the hotel with a new cabin-baggage-sized suitcase filled with all manner of booty.
We had an early start for a 9am flight, so an early night was in order.
The flight home was looonnnggg, but much more manageable …
The flight from France to China was tortuous, a nightmare drifting between shallow slumber and red-eyed twilight punctuated by wandering passengers and nasal ululations. Food was ok though. This part of the trip was a forgettable means to an end. Beijing is much more peaceful and calm than I expected. There're long lines of multi-lane traffic and …
Wednesday 27th A little warmer on deck this morning for our walk, which we now do before breakfast on the top decks - up and down steps to make for more demanding exercise. The whole day was once again fine and clear. We tried, unsuccessfully, to learn the Cha Cha today, and then were brought back down to earth with only 6 for the days trivia - ...Beijing, China kayjays
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Mercure Beijing Central
I had a great time at this hotel and they showed a great deal of service while i stayed there.
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