Olympic Park Boutique Hotel
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... at the time. Very interesting. Then we headed to the Beijing Zoo which I was very disappointed with cause we literally went to the Zoo to see the Pandas and that's it. The pandas did nothing and you could barely see them, so wasn't really worth it. We then went to lunch and this restaurant was apparently 5 star and a very good restaurant, but today was the first day the food didn't agree with me and I thought it was very average compared to ...
... the “7 flights” of stairs to walk up and down during the day time to get to their classrooms, we are sure they will never complain about walking up the hill to Mater Christi College, or up and down their own school stairs again!
Now the girls are settling in a bit more, they are starting to really identify, and take note of the cultural differences between the two countries. Most of the comments so far stating that school life is vastly different ...
... Since we have more time, the fast train is a better option than flying to save money. It will take about 5 hours to get there. We went to the office to see if they had a system for getting train tickets since they do it for the volunteers all the time. Ada was concerned about their being seats available because it's high season.
The office couldn't do anything more than we could do online, so we walked nearby to a travel agency that's in a hotel. There we ...
... it had been snowing!! I had already expected this as the weather forecast had predicted snow, so although i was excited I wasn't sure when I would get home.
I made sure i had my departure card - (you fill this in with an entry card on your way into China - i had cellotaped mine inside my passport the border control man laughed a friendly laugh at this.
My bags were ready - but ...
... at home. Beijing is on the same latitude as New York City, so the weather is similar to New York in the autumn. We enjoyed the break from the heat, but as we are headed back south, we do appreciate the fact that our packing was made considerably easier by not having to consider cold weather for the majority of this trip.
Tuesday we ventured into the city again and beyond, this time to visit the Summer Palace. The Summer Palace was exactly what it ...