Park Plaza Beijing West
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPark Plaza Beijing West
Very comfortable, good amenities. Air conditioning would be nice!
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Big day today. On the bus at 7.30am, first early start we have had so far. We start off at the Summer Palace which is a huge man made lake surrounded by gardens and temples. The 2 metre deep lake was dug entirely by hand in 1420 and the subsequent dirt and mud made a hill on which the temple was built. This is as the name suggests the place where …
... into our room and give Sadie a quick silent hug, trying VERY hard not to disturb the other two guys in the bunks across from ours. After one hour we awoke to a tremendous THUD as the guy on the top bunk JUMPED to the floor and proceeded to STOMP around the room. There was NO attempt to make his steps even the LEAST bit quiet. Then his friend woke up and did the same for the next hour and a half. They packed their bags for an HOUR and a HALF, stomping and ...
... contains glass in the upper story as sky lights, which I thought was a bit unusual as not much glass is used in these old buildings.
Next we walked across the road and up through an elaborate arch to the Confucius Temple and Imperial College. This has an array of pavilions and work rooms of the old college showing the history of the old imperial examinations. Stupa were arranged in rows with the names of those who had passed the examinations and the Chinese come here to ...
... to get an understanding of, living in a society with a communist political system. (It has been quite a thing for me not to be able to follow what is going on through Facebook!!!!) And after seeing how people have to live in Beijing I do appreciate so much more being able to live in my house with it’s garden, with the mountain and sea close by.
So, today we are ambling around at our own pace before setting out by train early tomorrow for ...
... around 12pm when i was buying it). There are more than 2 trains per hour on this line and yet the next 8 were full already. Just too many people and no organisation. There are not enough automatic vending machines to start with which would save so much time since it takes a minute to buy a ticket that way. At every purchase passport or ID are checked and scanned. Then there is a queue to enter the train station where the tracks are, bags get x-rayed and ID checked ...