Peixin Hotel Beijing
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Woke up this morning feeling a little better. Small breakfast and I am semi raring to go. Today's schedule is Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City and The Temple of Heaven. First stop is the square. I really was not sure what to expect, and I have read and seen very little. I was surprised when we arrived to a very large open area. I think I was …
Off the train,breakfast buffet and we start the days events. I am tired, and feel a bit rundown, and a cold is coming on. Other than that I have avoided any major issues including food and water poisoning. After breakfast we are off to the Summer Palace. This place is huge. A very large central man made lake, is flanked on the right by a promenade …
... are not allowed to walk on the grass. There were hundreds of people there some rehearsing musical instruments, some playing with others singing along. There was even a band surrounded by people with music books singing along to a conductor. It looked like anyone who wanted to could join in. There were also piano accordions, saxophones, violins, recorders and people playing Chinese instruments scattered through the park areas. There were also many ...
... yet! :-) One last second to catch my breath, and a quick look up at the flag... I was off again! The last 4 climbs must have somewhere in the neighbourhood of 300 stairs, with some so steep it's like climbing a ladder! With lots of sweat and drive I found myself staring at the last staircase leading to tower 23! Once at the top I was greeted by two applauding old ladies. There it was... the flag... MY flag! ;-) In the end, it would take me roughly 2 hours to get up ...
... first public toilet experience (we didn't go! To much too soon!). In a Chinese restaurant we ordered from the pictures in the book; but they didn’t show that the chicken dish included the feet and the head!
On day two we had dumplings for breakfast. With our delicate stomachs we didn’t want to eat to much so tried to order one dish of dumplings to share. But she was not letting us have only 3 dumplings; so we ended up having to ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPeixin Hotel Beijing
Rooms are good, place is clean. Good breakfast buffet
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