Beijing Sihe Courtyard Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Well today was very busy as expected. It was also very hot, probably about 35 degrees, but it was pretty clear, not much haze at all. We were picked up by Lotus and Mr Wong, our driver, and headed through the city and out to the Ming Tombs. 13 of the Ming Dynasty Emperors were buried there. First an observation about Beijing traffic. It seems to sit somewhere between the impossible, but patient, traffic jams of Moscow, and the crazy cowboys of Ulan Baatar. The traffic is ...
... really had to make sure that you stopped frequently (which I did), and constantly kept yourself hydrated. And I wasn't the only one - everyone, regardless of race, religion, or age, found the going tough. It was as if we all were living through the same life experience - that of humanity. People were kind, always lending a helping hand, offering words of encouragement, and constantly smiling. And the smiling was for a very simple reason - we were all climbing the Great Wall of ...
... so an immediate bond was formed with the unborn child, and well I felt it, not the bump or child but the bond, crikey.
Lunch was ordered and began to arrive; we started with plates of veg, broccoli, and water cress stuff, affectionately known to us “green” as in “pass the green please”. There was a plate of Tofu that looked like Ricotta cheese and tasted of Styrofoam, not a fan of Tofu. Another dish arrived that looked ...
... Beijing. They have very high goals for the coming years. By 2020 they plan to redistribute the population by developing 9 or 11 ( I can’t remember) smaller districts that would surround the main district, creating a Beijing metropolitan area. Right now Beijing has 20-30 million citizens, but by 2020 they hope to have only 900,000 people living in the actual main Beijing district. The rest will be relocated to the smaller cities or districts. They also ...
... a rower and buddy of mine who I'd known earlier at W&M. He'd bet me no little amount of yuan that I couldn't beat him to the top, a challenge which I almost immediately accepted.
The next morning, a couple buses took us and the few dozens of students who'd signed up to a hilly mountain region about an hour north just beyond the outskirts of the city. With Beijing behind us, we passed vast reservoirs and the dams that held them, rolling ...