Marco Polo Parkside Beijing
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... cable car attendant pointing at Kevin and saying ‘big teddy bear !’ and pointing to Biggles and saying ‘little teddy bear!’ a number of times whilst p***ing himself laughing !
Trip back to Beijing was uneventful and we arrived back at train station starving and suffering from severe coffee withdrawal symptoms. Therefore you can imagine ...
... and set off to see the sites. Plan B: T-square I could not have picked a better hotel location. Walking north 300m brought me to the world famous Tiananmen square! This large area is delimited by 4 monuments and serves as the front door to the Forbidden Palace. It has served as the location of public ceremonies for the past 600 years, usually in the form of Imperial proclamations or to celebrate and honour generals returning from victorious war campaigns... this is ...
... saw the crowns and some hair clips of the empresses that they wore. Some were made of jade, gold and silver.
It was a two hour drive back to Beijing to our new hotel. We had an enormous lunch, with some new things that we hadn’t tried before. We had mashed potato that looked like ice cream because it had jam and sprinkles on top. And kumara fried with sugar. We said goodbye to our driver and booked tickets for a Kungfu show. It ...
... I am amazed to see how good the counterfeit products look too, I have to hold off until the
Silk Market. I did get a wifi router for about 80 rmb (between 10 and 15 USD). I tried negotiating with about 8 different people before a lady finally would sell it to me for a decent price (starting price was 450 rmb).
Peking duck was for dinner –AMAZING. I’m sure there ...
... five good hacks, the resulting ball is ejected with a phenomenally loud spit, onto the street, floor of the pub, Great Wall of China, in fact, wherever you may!
The other issue I have with modern day Beijing is the electrification of all of the motorcycles here! In an effort control the ever present air quality problem, the Chinese have moved towards electric bikes. These bikes hurtle round the alleyways and ‘Hutongs’ like ...