Renaissance Beijing Chaoyang Hotel
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Mon collegue m'a emene decouvrir le resto vegetarien le plus incroyable du monde: The Pure Lotus. C'est au fond d'un parking, mais au fond. Et quand il fait -12 dehors, la traversee d'un grand parking a pied se remarque au bleuissement des oreilles... Mais bon, le truc est incroyable: ca a l'air d'une tente de l'exterieur mais non, ca n'en est pas …
1st: 28-30 Sep 2008
Hmmm quite a tiring day... I only got about 1 day to travel around Beijing.
First night, me and my friends went to HuaJia YiYuan Restaurant SiHeYuan Branch, ate Peking Duck and other delicious foods.
The next day, we went to Forbidden City. It was so crowded there, since they're celebrating …
... So as the city was developing like crazy, people who lived in ring 2 (like Wei's parents) were given money by the government to move farther away from the central hub. So his parents were given enough money basically for 2 condos and that's why so many people live in these zones. The cost of them is ridiculous but there's no property tax or mortgages- you pay in full. So the system is a little wonky, and I don't exactly understand it but it is what it is. I was just ...
... spend a few days in Beijing and then go to Hangzhou and the second week each of us stay with a host family. Awesome, awesome, awesome! Love it!
Today we visited Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. We also had the chance to witness how the locals live. We had lunch in a local's home. I am glad to say we did. The food was delicious! So good! And on the other hand we got to see the "bad" part of ...
Then a long wait in freezing cold Wuwei station, saved by a lovely old lady who filled up several water bottles with boiling water and gave them to me as a big hottie- much needed on some very chilly metal seats. Then my train to Beijing at 3:45, which was a standing ticket for well on 16 hours. There was a patch on the floor about the size of my feet and directly in the corridor. I slept in an upright foetal position ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility