Shan Shui Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
During our trip through Egypt and Jordan, our good friend Julie Wong joined us. She recently sent me the following as her "Travel Blog" and we wanted to be sure to include it. She provides some wonderful insight into her experience. We were happy to have her along and to share with her the amazing things we have been seeing and doing for well over …
... was all lit up. However we were running a little late and actually got off at the wrong stop so this was a little bit of a fail. We tried walking round to the entrance as we got off at the exit but by the time we got round the area had closed. We only just managed to get the last subway back to the hostel.
As everybody had already headed out as it was 11pm by the time we got back to the hostel, we decided to grab a couple of beers and just chill out in the hostel and ...
... and stern until you come across the longest largest advertising screen – after the Monument and in sight of Tian’anmen Gate (ironic!) which ruins it . Very few Westerners here – hundreds of Chinese coach tours in to take in the sights – they love taking photographs of themselves and each one is carefully posed. Babies everywhere you look. They ...
Ok so we got up at the crack of dawn to get a head start in the day and that went tits up;-) Lost more time buying tickets but couldn't the ones we wanted as it was too early.
Headed to the main place I wanted to visit in Beijing, the White Cloud Temple which did not let us down at all. It is so relaxing to be away from the madding crowds and to be able tp amble around and pray without being pushed, shoved and elbowed like happens in so many attractions. We spent a ...
... old establishments which have become household names. I went to the former, Quan Ju De, in an old building in the Wangfujing shopping centre which I've grown to love. I went with my lovely new friend May, and w ordered the whole duck plus a duck liver ...
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