Phoenix Grand Hotel
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... The driver had no idea where we wanted to go, even with our card written in Mandarin. Even the concept of Beida didn't seem to register with him (the nickname of Peking University - derived from Beijing Da Shue). I found my map and it seemed to help him, and we headed off. However, he clearly didn't really understand where we were going, yet drove off anyway, which was a worry. We were in bumper to bumper traffic, the entire way there it was people shoving their ...
... everyone was to get ahead of the line. We got into the train station with about an hour to spare, so some people got food. There were multiple people that came super close when we were standing around the luggage and stared at us. We noticed the line was beginning to form by the gates to the bullet train, so we claimed a spot. We split into two groups and made our way onto the train. I originally thought the train ride was only two ...
... a problem here too. We can write a whole blog on just the food! We have managed to dodge McDonald and KFC; but it is all here!
The people are not as small and skinny as we thought (what we have seen so far anyway). They are also very tidy in appearance and fashionable. They love their shoes and t-shirts with English texts. I am sure they haven’t got a clue what it means, otherwise they would not wear them. But is looks Western so it must be ...
... eggs, pumpkin, and other good stuff. It's always a feast for the eyes AND stomach. From there, they took us to the train station and we said our goodbyes. I invited them to come visit in America. They have been so kind and generous to me.
The train ride went by rather quickly since I slept most of the 2.5 hours. I was so tired. Ada and I went back to my dorm room and rested awhile until her mother and father came and picked us up at 5:00 ...
... the need to be careful with visas, and why it is so important to have everything so precise. I pick up my new visa and passport in a few weeks, so hopefully that is the last I have to deal with any visas!
The internet is also different from back home. Anybody who knows the Fishers knows that my dad ensures that we always have the latest gadgets, and any internet or computer problems, he can fix after he plays around with it. ...