Pullman Beijing South
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Heiko stayed here on Mar 13, 2013 during their trip titled: Working in Germany.
We were promised views of the wall which made it a real short night, Alarm woke me at 5.45 it was set early to ensure we didn't miss the view of the Great Wall which the guide book says the train runs parallel with at marker 284 which should be around 6.30. We didn't get to sleep until after one o'clock due to the engineering work but this was a sight we definitely want to see. The previous night the guard, who's a real laugh a minute, came around with free breakfast and ...
On arriving at the airport we quickly realised whilst some signage is in English the majority of people don't speak it. Whilst John went to the toilet Rhianwyn guarded the bags (which we had taken off the trolley and put on a bench). A lady came up and in Chinese said something which I took to be, "Can I take this trolley?" Nodding I waved my hand in a shooing motion, meaning take the trolley away. She looked surprised, about turned and walked off - maybe ...
... turret, and down in 45 minutes, and we can still walk! I am pretty proud of myself! Olivia did great, walking all the way up with me, past turret 2, so all her work paid off, and my family will be happy to hear I did not toss-my-cookies over the wall this year!
We also visited.....the Jade factory. I was very naughty, admittedly, but we all know by now of my personal addiction.It was interesting this year to see the silk paintings in the ...
... even McDonalds - hmmm, a McDonalds breakfast at a weekend with a hangover is what we were thinking! (sis, you still need to get onto Mumm's cafe for a home delivery service!!)
Friday night we went to a couple of different places, one a fab roof top terrace with great views & a fab mojito. We met up with a girl who we'd seen at one of the Internations events, she was really nice & turns out, suprise suprise she lives in our apartment block - as ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center