Schonbrunn Hotel Beijing
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... is asking for...it didn't matter because we couldn't get Bing Maps to download anyways (Google doesn't work in China! Neither does Facebook).
After returning to the hotel we were met by Giovanni (the Captain who is running the foreign hiring department, HNA-Overseas). Even though we are planning the commuting contract, it was still required to visit the school and housing for the permanent expats. The school is a British school (Hainan's choice). They run ...
December 14th (Saturday)
At eight am, I woke up and listened to music. I walked to 7-eleven for breakfast. When I returned to my room, I kicked Anthony and screamed, "Wake up, b****!"He quickly opened his eyes.
Sometime later, he got up and got ready. He was nice to help me carry my luggage down stair. Angie, Shannon, Tracy, Rebecca, and Olivia were there. We said our proper goodbyes.
Beyond grateful to have made ...
Went to a different section of the wall this time – which was good to see.
So 2 hours on bus (past loads of built up Beijing) and then another half hour and arrived at Mutianyu – obviously much more open and green here.
view from bus stop up to wall ...
Ok… now in case you didn’t know… I get scared if I have to stand on a chair… so when we saw a ski-lift ...
... transport only cost a euro or two each. The Great Wall was all we imagined it to be and more! Our pictures can't even portray how nice the place was. We walked for 2 or 3 hours but then had to get back to the bus as that night we were leaving Beijing having arranged a sleeper train to an area further South, Xi'an. Many people had told us that overnight trains need to be booked 10 days in advance but we got the last 2 beds on this particular train. ...
... my head bounce up and down like a basketball but I begin to get headache. Ok, STOP! I won't waste your time with more details but I can tell you this.... I came out of the massage place not being able to stand up straight and I need aspirin and quick. The next day not only did I hurt but I had bruises on my back. No thank you, I don't even care if it was dollar massage. I have decided I don't like pain much so note to self. NO MORE CHINESE ...
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