Marco Polo Parkside Beijing
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Conference facilities
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... within fortified walls, accessed by eight gates. We spend four days immersed in Beijing culture.
In addition to our sightseeing itinerary we will also stroll along the ancient Qian Men Avenue and stop at the Silk Market. Witness the hutongs (back alleys) of Beijing via rickshaw and dine with a local family where we will obtain a personal glimpse of their lifestyle.
The Summer Palace ...
... any negativity, then say a chinese word meaning 'i go back' after passing through. You dont look back. Just keep walking. The last stop on this trip is to a tea house. We're brought in and thought how to make and drink Chinese teas. We taste different types, jasmine, fruit, half fermented, as well as the most expensive teas in China. Years ago only the emperors drank this tea but now everyone can buy it. The tea tasting is interesting. For some teas you have to ...
... scope out the things we wanted to come back to buy. We then went back to the subway and made our way to the Dirt Market, where more trinkets and antiques are sold. The Dirt Market had so many vendors selling beads, and the annoying thing was that they were practically all the same kind of beads. I wasn’t really liking the Dirt Market, but we had scheduled to stay there three hours. Chelsea and I hadn’t eaten anything when we first woke up, so by this time ...
... We met some lovely people on the train who we became very close to in terms of both friendliness and leg room! They were 3 young Chinese guys from Ping'uo and one of them bought us dinner - a giant pot noodle. Mine was a delicious beef broth noodle however Kate's was quite literally, hotter than the sun! This was much to my entertainment as she felt obliged to eat it out of politeness. After they got off the train we attempted a ...
... was a Buddha that they had crafted out of a 26m sandalwood tree it was massive. We ended up back Tianamen square and went to the museum to kill time before our plane. The security is full on. To get into the museum we had to show our passports then we went through security bag check then a body check, but it is like that everywhere we go even on the ...