Rosedale Hotel & Suites Beijing
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... for a couple hours at about 2 am. It was frustrating so we took gravol, but in the morning we forced ourselves to wake up. This is a very, very hard thing to do when every fiber of your being wants nothing more than to stay asleep. Especially when you wake up in a cold room and your bed is decently warm. But somehow we managed, and then set out down the street to see the Temple of Heaven.
12) People are horking up their saliva and spitting it on the ...
On any given sunny day, it's very normal to see whole throngs of people walking around with a rain umbrella over their heads even though there's not a cloud in the sky. The umbrellas are supposed to keep people cool, but to an American, it looks hysterical.
3) Public Bathrooms
Chinese toilets are slightly different than their American counterparts. And by "slightly different" I mean they have no lid. Or seat. Or bowl. ...
... us in touch. Off we went to meet 2 complete strangers for dinner!!! We had a very lovely evening with them, chatted loads & they were really friendly. Great Chinese restaurant on the roof terrace, they chose the food so we all shared & got to try lots of different dishes, all washed down with some beer & wine of course. A few hours passed & we decided we’d meet up again sometime soon, nice to have some Chinese friends too now!
... Emperor's chefs, gave us some tea to try. This particular hutong had several families there, and this part had three generations living in it. Above their dining table they also had a picture of Chairman Mao Zedong, a political figure a lot of the elder generations still revere despite the controversy. After this we then headed back via a square between a drum and a bell tower.
The return journey got us back to the hotel just before 19:00 so we had some time to drop off ...
... hutongs. My driver was a bit on the wild side. If the rickshaw in front of us was not going fast enough he would nudge them. I was able to tour inside one hutong. The owner was very gracious to invite us into her home. She lives there with her daughter, son-in-law and grandson. She raises competition pigeons. These birds are taken to an area far away and race to make it back first. Her pigeons have won several awards. Pictures of my ...
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