North Star Continental Grand Hotel
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... a wet diaper in the middle of the station with him standing up. However, this one was more complicated. The bathrooms were awful, and the only place I could find to change him was in a very small spot I cleared on the sink. He was so cranky; he was totally fighting me and squirming around while I was trying to change him. Subsequently, there was **** everywhere. He was crying. I was dripping sweat, yelling at him to chill out… And multiple Chinese women were taking ...
... ship captured by the DPRK navy in 1968 and retained ever since as a trophy. Originally moored on the Taedong River but moved in 2013 to the site of the new War Museum. Dinner is in a local restaurant. OVERNIGHT: Yanggakdo Hotel, Pyongyang Tues 1st July AM: This morning after breakfast we will check out of our hotel and drive to the east coast of the country. After about 2 hrs we stop at Sinpyong Lake where there is a rest house with bathrooms and refreshments. We then continue ...
... around for a while. There was an area where you could pretend to be a newscaster or a weathergirl, and we had fun with that! In the museum, they also -apparently- have the world's most advance 3D TV. It was pretty cool, but I'm not sure it's that impressive.
Later on we met up with our friend Allegra and went to one of Beijing's night markets in the Wangfujing area. This is one of those places that you ...
... Wo yao gei ni er shi kuai." I told him firmly. I'll give you twenty for it.
His face snapped back; I was too slow. "Zhe yijing shi feichang pianyi de! Qi shi kuai!" he replied. This is already really cheap! Seventy kuai!
I shook my head. "Wo ye meiyou qi shi kuai!" I still don't even have seventy kuai. It was a lie, and I knew it. I had well over three hundred kuai in my wallet. I hoped he couldn't see it in my eyes.
"Liu shi ...
Bad times. We are all organised and plan to book this train and that and then some 'trying her best' lady behind the desk informs us that the train we wanted is fully booked and so are the trains either side of the one we want. So we have to pay over the odds for a flight - its taken 6 days of careful tracking but finally we have gone over budget.
Forget about these minor setbacks and move on. Slightly tired after 1 or 3 beers too many last night we finally ...