Taiyue Suites Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... pick up our luggage and go right through customs. This terminal was finished to impress for the Olympics held in 2008.
My guide, Tony, met me among the hundreds of signs held up by greeters. A crowded arrival hall to say the least. It made San Diego look like a beginner airport. Beijing airport is up there with Singapore, Bangkok and Paris. It over shadows all of Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York airports with its size. Hello ...
... really safe though. Went back to forbidden city and queues died down so decided to 'go for it'. We had audio guides each so we learnt so much. After hours of walking, we continued to Be Hai Park. We had to pay though. Lovely setting by a lake were there were lots of people on boats. Probably as a Saturday. Finally at the other ...
... shy at first (well, apart from the odd arm stroker), but once engaged into conversation or following a simple "Nihao" (hello) they usually smile and laugh along with us as we both try to interact. It's also been very tricky getting directions in Chinese but we've only been lost once, on our first day when it took 2 hours to do a 10 minute walk to a Peking duck restaurant. This is partly due to David's interpretation of Chinese symbols, for example, our local subway was ...
... with shops, so I walked along there a bit, then took a bus to the Drum Tower. There were lots of cute stores around there, almost like a Chinese Glebe, and a few street vendors. I went up the Drum Tower, it was 60 giant steep steps up to a great view of the city, and I got up just in time for the drum show on the 7 giant drums. I listened for a bit, then realized that everyone was inside watching the drums so it was the perfect time to go outside to ...
... I knew it must be sweet since “bing tang” meant sugar, but as for what it was made out of-- no clue. Meatballs maybe? What else is that round and brown and so cheap?
On my second day in Beijing, I had my first bingtanghulu, courtesy of Indra’s uncle. It was as sweet as I had imagined, but not from sugar but honey. I was slightly fearful of biting into the actual ...