Pullman Beijing West Wanda
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Well, a new day has risen over Beijing and we're staying in today - relaxing due to some strained muscles.
Had breakfast (ordinary, not as special as we hoped it'd be), got back to bed for 2 hours, and currently in the executive lounge, Interneting, drinking and relaxing.
Later on, we'll go to the nearest supermarket, cafe …
Good morning Beijing! :)
Last night we decided not to include The Great Wall in our trip and to take our last day in Beijing easy.
So, what we've planned for today is go out to Beihai Park, visit an architecture museum and go to a local theme park.
More to come later.
Have a great day! :)
22:30 update. …
After a nine hour flight we landed into what feels like 40 degrees with 80 percent humidity. Nice... .
Took us over 2 hours to get to the hotel:
Shuttle bus from Capital airpot to Xidan - 1.5 hours (traffic.........).
Underground - 9 stations on line 1 (Baboshan station).
Half a mile of walking from the station to the hotel.
After almost avacuating Ami to a hospital last night (we thought he had a small fracture in his left foot), I suggested to try and change his posture a bit, and amazingly enough - it worked!
Today we managed to walk apx. 22000 steps withough almost any stress at all. :)
We started our day "early" and left the hotel at noon …
The construction started in 1750 as a luxurious royal garden for royal families to rest and entertain. Later the sprawling grounds of the Summer Palace (Yihe Yuan) served the Qing Dynasty as an imperial retreat from the stifling summer confines of the Forbidden City.
Within the grounds is Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake. The lake was entirely man made and the dirt which was dug out was then used to build up the hill. Some of the grand ...