Taiyue Suites Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... with the rest of the tourists. Immediately past the gate, I found a horde of touts trying to get people to buy rickshaw rides and souvenirs or sign up for trips to the Great Wall. I continued on northward to Qinshan Park, where one can climb a large hill made from the earth dug out of the moat around the palace, giving a pretty good view over the Forbidden City and the rest of Beijing.
... I mentioned the Swissotel was located beautifully - within spitting distance (oh dear I am learning some bad Chinese habits!!) of Dadong Duck. EO had discovered the reviews of this marvellous restaurant were quite good so of course it had to be checked out. Oh my goodness, did this live up to the reviews! I have never enjoyed crispy duck so much and the setting was much more extravagant than the price, which was even better. As you will see from ...
... and, if I'm honest, left me feeling slightly cold. It's an impressive concrete plain with impressive statues and monumental buildings. But, ... 1989! Mao's Mausoleum sits at the centre and is a place of pilgrimage for many Chinese people. However, it is necessary to get there by 6am to see his pickled corpse. Although I'd quite like to have collected the whole set of preserved communist leaders (Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam), I couldn't be bothered to get up that early for a man who ...
Monday 11 March - Beijing
Up at 5am for a room service breakfast. Got off the ship at 6.30 and on the bus to Tian Jin. Amazing construction works on the way - flats, flats and more flats.
Got on the bullet train for 8.40 departure - 292kmh at the fastest but it felt just like a normal train. Quite an experience.We arrived in Beijing and onto another bus for the rest of the day. We drove around Tiananmen Square but couldn't stop because there was a ...
... the capital including the following visits:
- Temple of Heaven
- Great Wall of China
- Summer Palace
- Many Parks
- Dumpling night at the hostel
- Forbidden City
- Tinnenemen Square
- The night market where you can eat lots of creepy crawlies
- A fancy restaurant where we ordered Peking duck and other local foods
- Dinner on Ghost Street, full of it's red lamps.