Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
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... and customs and picked up our shuttle to our airport hotel - Langham Place. A beautiful business-class hotel that would be 5-star in the United States. Just another basic hotel in Asia. Our biggest concern when we checked in is whether our Tibetan travel guide had couriered our Tibet Travel Permits to the hotel. We cannot get on the flight to Tibet without these documents. As we checked ...
... a slow internet connection I think you can guess which side I'll pick. I'll do my best though to at least blog about each day on the wall even if the internet is too slow for pictures. Also, I shot all my photos in RAW so once I get home I'm going to go through and find the best of the best and do some post processing to get the light balance right and whatnot and share the final products here and on Facebook. Super excited to head to the wall ...
Today was amazing! We have done so much on this trip already. We have done more in a few days than we could have dreamed and had such eye opening cultural encounters that our lives will never be the same. But today we visited the Great Wall. The Great Wall of China is one of the ancient wonders of the world and was built during three different dynasties in China. The Chinese world in ancient times was divided into seven different dynasties. ...
... so you get twenty tourists with luminous orange hats, followed by forty wearing bright yellow baseball caps. Now I’m not against a bit of bright colour, but this just ruins the serenity of a place like the Forbidden City, it looks like its being swarmed by insects.
Anyway, we walked across this huge space, and went through a colossal gatehouse, to see yet another huge open space, surrounded by wall and decorative buildings, ...
... of the very center of Beijing. All this creates a massive uninhibited zone in the heart of this metropolis. Its life is organised arround this zone. Now wonder Beijing's traffic is among the worst in the world. You have to have a car to live here - distances are enormous. Neighboring quaters are separated by highways - 6 lanes each direction. It feels almost like they are separate towns. To get from one to another is quite a ...