Radisson Blu Hotel, Beijing
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Wow- this was a long day filled with a lot of emotion. We left our hotel on the bus at 730 AM and arrived back at 930pm!
Our first visit was to a Welcoming Ceremony at the Great Hall of the People. This is like going to our White House. The gigantic building is right in the center of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Not many …
Min aller første tur til Beijing. For en opplevelse. Vi dro med Kinareiser, og for en overraskelse vi fikk når vi ble hentet av privat sjåfør på flyplassen. Vi hadde forventet å bli hentet av buss.
Egen sjåfør og en guide fulgte oss i tre dager. Vi fikk besøkt den himmelske fredsplass, sommerpalasset, Dalai Lama tempelet, den forbudte by …
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... again soon! Eventually we made it to the Great Wall, unimpressed that we had to buy another ticket for the cable car up to the top, but excited to finally explore the wall! We spent an hour and a half climbing up and down some pretty steep steps, almost gave up but eventually did make it to the top section for some great views. Our guide had said it usually takes about 10 minutes to walk to the end of our section of the wall, but in Lucy's famous words '10 minutes ...
... outstanding - and so cheap - although we didn't have to pay. We had bok choy, chinese cabbage in a soy sauce, Kampot chicken, some kind of beef and black bean, tomato with egg and jasmine rice. So so scrumptious.
After lunch we went to the Temple of Heaven - lots of seniors around in the way in and out - playing cards and mahjong, practicing tai chi, or playing the pan flute. The sights and sound will be with me forever. The colours at the ...
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