Park Plaza Beijing West
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... like that…So good in fact that my Summer 2015 trip
to China which was to begin in Shanghai will start in Beijing so I can visit
Dadongs again and order the full rather than half portion.
The entire meal came
to 216 yuan (about £22) I’d have happily paid double!
... I was persuaded to mainly stay inside Beijing, for the week, instead of travelling. Imagine tens of millions of people travelling at the same time: welcome to National Day Holiday. It is the worst time to travel for this reason, so, as to avoid the over crowded planes, trains and highways, and over expensive hotels my friends and I decided to spend the week relaxing around the city.
I really felt like a local during the week as ...
... the same fate as their deep fried brethren, just out of shot. The same cannot be said about the lazy, dull starfish. What a killjoy. Granted it was impaled on a sharp skewer, but the performance was static and it was clear that it's heart wasn't in the right place.
All of this came after a lovely meal with Holly's friend from Uni, Rena, who is Canadian but with Chinese family and conveniently enough, speaks fluent Mandarin and happened to be ...
... hall represent heaven, earth, purity and tranquility. During the Qing dynasty, the building was divided into two parts: one side which honors the natural gods and the other side for use during the wedding night. We leave this hall and pass through the gate into the Imperial Garden. Here we see giant 400-500 year old trees and walking paths. One of our group remembers the garden from a scene in “The Last Emperor.” Yes, it is true that ...
... probably be home anyway. I'll see :)
Early yesterday morning we all climbed onto a coach that CUPL had rather kindly organised for us. On the coach we had a rather enthusiastic tour guide who's name was Ding Ding, but who's English name was Simon. He was great for the first half hour or so, and was really sweet, but at 8pm (when we were supposed to have been back at the hotel at 6) we were all a bit too tired to fully appreciate him! We were driven ...
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