Taiyue Suites Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... by the meter and wasn't sure how much it would cost. The meter was whiz zing round. We got him to drop us at Houhai Lake, and that cost 40 yuan. We decided to walk to the Northern Cathedral, but it was shut and was re-opening at 2pm. We walked around and found a lovely dumpling shop for lunch. I found some lovely dress shops and ended ...
... app says it's 2 degrees outside. 2 pairs socks, coats, hats, scarves, the works goes on and we don't regret it for a minute We get to the train station with half hour to spare but there are no more tickets, and the trains are every 2 hours. A streets worth of Hawkers are trying to sell us private charter cabs but they're working out at 60 quid for the day. After some preliminary haggling we're down to 30 quid but with only 36 quid on us and no way of knowing ...
... So we went to the emperor hotel which has amazing views of the forbidden city from its roof top bar, when we arrived there they had decided to close. I had a temper tantrum on the road....no sidewalks here...and if there is, a car is using it... I wanted to go back to the hostel. We walked to the nearest subway station...never found it. 45 min of walking in the rain later we got back to the hostel. I climbed into my sleeping bag, which I called "my cocoon of ...
... catch the 2.00pm or 4.00pm bus back to Beijing or else you have to overnight at the wall.
The bus journey took 3 hours to reach. The entry fee was rb125 per person. Going up is with the cable car but going down you have the option of sliding down on a toboggan slide provided it do not rain. We missed the toboggan due to a slight drizzle. There goes our once a lifetime experience. The great wall is a wonder when you consider its length of 6700km snaking through the mountain.
... the teachers apologized to me for having to take the taxi by myself and going through the whole ordeal. That was nice of them.
Before I continue with the rest of my experiences today, I'll teach you a little bit about Beijing taxis. The taxi system is very similar to that in New York City. Though, I sort of feel that hailing a cab in NYC is more difficult than in Beijing, since New Yorkers can be ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility