Rosedale Hotel & Suites Beijing
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... were from the parking lot. This section of the wall was built during the Ming Dynasty, in the early 1500's. The wall undulates along the rolling hills with watchtowers at the top of each hill peak. You can see several other towers from each tower and the wall snaking it's way through the hills. It was designed this way (with the towers visible from the other towers) so that if a guard saw invading troops they could light a fire on their tower and the other towers ...
... is little to no chance of warmth at this time of year. We got off the plane at 12:30 and it was freezing like.. not Canberra Cold, or Mountains cold it was freezing. I mean cold, damp and unbelievably smoggy.
Everyone talks up the pollution in Beijing, so much so that you think that you will touch down and be little underwhelmed. No. Really truly, its so thick and so low you can understand why the locals wear face masks. Its somewhat ...
... people were holding up, looking for my name. Nothing. I walked very slowly to make sure I didn't miss Gloria. Nothing. I walked behind the people, several times. I circled, like a shark. At one point I walked behind the people calling, "Gloria," "Gloria," "Gloria" about every 10 people. Nothing. Oh, dear. She wasn't there.
I turned on my China phone that Ada let me borrow. No, I couldn't turn on my phone--completely, and I mean COMPLETELY, dead. Oh, dear again. ...
... But I love this salon.
A FRIDAY NIGHT OUT.
Kyle, myself and another work colleague were invited to dinner at my new friend, Oline, for a belated birthday dinner. Meeting new people here is incredibly important and I am grateful that Oline, who hails originally from the Philippines but has been in Beijing for about 8 years, surreptitiously came into my ...
Summer Place, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City
I was up comparatively early today, considering the time I got to bed
Went in search of somewhere to change money, found a bank, great
I spent an hour just hanging about, getting hotter under the collar, then I was approached by a bloke, they couldn't change money, as you can imagine after an hour I weren’t too pleased, and I think they knew it, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center