Raffles Beijing Hotel
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- Swimming pool
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... the path between countless souvenir shops, a closed down Burger King (?), and Chinese crepe stands to the shuttle bus stop. We rode the shuttle for about 10 minutes then we walked up towards the chair lift.
And what I saw I will hold in my heart forever. Through the smoggy-mist you could see the layers of the hilly mountains, and there it was, The Great Wall. It was there in all its glory. Oozing history and looking almost ...
... close to the end.’ But then Mah said, “Over there in the clouds is where we are going to.” At that point I started praying harder than I ever had - just that I would survive! We kept climbing and climbing, but it finally got to the point where I reached the bottom of a huge, treacherous staircase and at this point I couldn’t see straight. I had never fainted, but I was sure if I tried to make it any further I would faint and fall all the way down those ...
... She dyed her hair black and speaks fluent Mandarin as well. Olivia ate at least 8 spring fools and is adorable! We joked the whole time. Harper, the 14 month old, kept crawling in my lap and throwing soy sauce everywhere. All Max wanted to eat was plain Chinese noodles, and Natalie ate 4 duck shaped 3-D cookies. Ed explained that he is really having to adjust to life here. Apartments collect TONS of money but give limited quality. They live in the U. S. embassy area! ...
... friends to translate the cultural references for us some times), OR seemed to be geared toward people other than us. Who are the "other than us"? Most expats we met or talked to online were coming to China with an embassy or employer who had a set plan for sending people here. Their company has a plan to which the employees conform and there's not a whole lot left to be determined. Because we are our company's first expat move, we ...
I have struggled with writing about the Great Wall as it was such an incredible and monumental experience; I'm not sure where to start. Here I am, 2nd April, and I'm only just able to come back to it. To describe it is impossible. We have all seen the pictures and heard the stories of how it was built, how huge it is, how long ago it was constructed. But nothing prepared me for the impact it would have on me. I guess it is somewhere I ...