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 …
... When finished, it will have a revolving restaurant and hotel rooms at the top. Back to the hotel for a rest before going to our special Beijing (Peking)Duck Dinner. This was an optional excursion that we decided we could not miss. It was held in a very fancy restaurant that used to cater to government officials on big expense accounts. Now that they have a new president, these have been cut back and a lot of such restaurants have closed down. The one we ...
... heading back to Beijing by 5:00 pm. The train nearly reached the speed of 300 klms per hour. A very smooth ride and the seats were extra comfortable - I could have slept in them all night, there was plenty of leg room - if the trip was more than 30 minutes, I would have!
At Beijing, a change over from train to ...
... Asian adventure begins. I'm so please I've done it, Russia and all. As rough as some of the times were that's all part of the experience and I wouldn't change it for anything. I've loved every minute.
The trip from Mongolia into China was a good one. Such a contrast between the two countries once you start getting further into China. The landscape changes dramatically and as soon as we crossed the border you could tell you were in a different country. Little scooters at ...
... was pretty empty for most of it allowing us to spread out and towards bed time sleep on 3 chairs to each of us. As always, we made the most of the hot water on board and had pot noodles for lunch/early dinner and properly pigged out on snack food for the other meals. We watched a film, much to the interest of all the train officers and a couple of episodes of Big Bang Theory. A lot of the journey we had the locals crowded around us with some of them attempting ...