Phoenix Grand Hotel
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... was seeing the poor beg for money. These were some hard luck cases though - missing feet, burnt from head to toe sort of thing, not just the average poor Joe in downtown Ottawa. Mia's favourite was Fun Dazzle (i.e. Cosmic Adventure) and her least was the taxi driver bringing us to the wrong place. Urg, guess we'll never see that Bird Market!
I'm truly proud of my girls. Although sometimes they can be worthy of a real spanking, they were really ...
... or not. Thank God I had other people in the car with me but he may have just been over friendly or very lonely. The second taxi driver experience relates to my New Year's Eve. We were coming home again with a black taxi and my chinese has improved a little since my first black taxi encounter so I could talk more with the guy but he was quite talkative and had told me how he thought I was so beautiful and then told me he loved me and asked if I had a boyfriend. Getting ...
... for me at the platform.
The reunion was amazing, such a good feeling to 1. See my friends again and 2. Complete safely and without drama the most daunting travel journey I have done by myself.
Now for the trip on the way home, which will be twice as intimidating, with travelling from Copenhagen to Stockholm---collecting bags and re-checking in---Stockholm to Beijing, Beijing to Shanghai and...finally...Shanghai to Melbourne.
... to try out one of the restaurants in the hotel and so went up to the Chinese restaurant Utopia on the 4th floor. We had the most delicious meal there and it was really reasonably priced - just over 400 yuan for all of us - which is about $80! Since it was still early we went back into the lounge and had a couple of drinks and then headed up to bed - the next time I get into a bed it will be my own one!!
... have 3 or 5. The Hall of Supreme Harmony has 10, the only building in the country to be permitted this in Imperial times. As a result, its 10th statuette, called a "Hangshi", or "ranked tenth" , is also unique in the Forbidden City. The collections of the Palace Museum are based on the Qing imperial collection. According to a 1925 audit, some 1.17 million pieces of art were stored in the Forbidden City. In addition, the imperial libraries housed countless rare books ...