Raffles Beijing Hotel
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... it was OK and we continued on the one hour frantic trip to the heart of the city weaving through the four lanes of traffic all headed for downtown. We could not help but notice all the Mercedes, Audies, Infinities and other cars from around the world all seemed brand new.
We soon started to realize the impact of consumerism on everyone in China. When we checked in to the Marriott City Wall Hotel, they offered us an upgrade for a ...
... there is then a slide down! Pic included if you don't believe me, it was so much fun especially since it had China's level of safety included, so none... After an exhilarating ride down over narrow bridges over deep gorges, we got back onto the bus and headed on to lunch. Lunch was interesting and nice, seems like I really like good Chinese food, also in China the food is just brought out as soon as it is done so there's no real waiting around for something to eat which ...
... had to end my talk with Sara because I had reading to do.
Very hungry and needed to do my reading, so I decided to go to Ahava.
There was nobody in Ahava. I sat down at a big table. For my lunch, I got black coffee and a chicken caesar wrap.
People started to show up after thirty minutes I came. Then a huge group of guys entered. There was no big tables left. So, I gave up mine for them. One guy thanked me.
In the last month we had the chance to meet more "from the inside" the real character of the city. Beijing's summer equals to storms, beautiful sceneries and a lots of touristic activities, all of them mixed and succeeding one another. Just to make the following result.. Enjoy ...
... to speak English). Unfortunately she was from away, had no idea, but fortunately had an iphone (of course) so found out for us. It was the second last station. Oops. But before that, our major triumph of the day was finding an ATM and extracting 2000 Yuan, enough to last a few days!
The summer palace was wonderful, but it's a huge place and without a map we got ourselves big time lost dangerously close to closing ...