Oakwood Residence Beijing
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... queue” if you can even call it that (sorry no picture, but envision a group of people in an elongated mass formation) - basically it is as close to a queue as Chinese people can get into in Beijing (there is no sense of queues here). After merging into the hoard, we’re scolded by a western lady about how foreigners forget their manners when they travel. Apologizing for not knowing where ...
... meantime, I'm wondering where we're going to live, is it going to be worse than here? Or maybe they'll put me in my own room like Scott's. I've got to pack all my stuff. What about my roommate, Tania; she's got a ton of stuff. We'll have to move it for her. Will the other place have a washing machine? Better/worse showers? Maybe there won't be anywhere for us to go! And on and on.
... 20 just before the very very steep parts are. The guy didn't walk that far as I did. I don't know why. On a plus side to this, it is not too crowdy as it is normally at Batlong (sorry i couldnt spell, its a popular touristy spot, more famous than Mutianyu or other sections of the wall. I am happy with the day went. I am no fan of big pushy crowds. Good weather for this, thankfully :) however there's ...
... of red lanterns hanging in front of every restaurant, lining the street on both sides. We walked up one side and down the other, picking a restaurant that seemed busy.
There was a restaurant that seemed promising; lots of people eating and a bunch of them having hot pot. There was a picture menu with some rough English translations (very, very rough in certain cases). Andrew noticed many tables with people wearing plastic gloves and ...
... chain in China that sell expensive tea to tourists. This was a free taster and then a hard sell from the girls that work there. We had jasmin, fruit and a load of other flavours. I have never been into herbal tea and I'm not going to but I have to say it was surprisingly nice. Made me feel I bit drunk or something. They had a little stone man called pee pee boy, they poured some hot water and it came out of his little stone penis and ...
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