Beijing Sihe Courtyard Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Non-smoking rooms
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... others with strict security and lots of guards, this one had no guards and was over grown with weeds. We rang and rang the doorbell for visas and nobody answered. Nobody answered any of the numbers. It was lunch time and Sadie explained that even though her email said show up 30 minutes early it probably didn’t matter as Swedes are SUPER lazy and love their breaks. We found a tree with some shade since we were sweating profusely and Sadie put on some ...
... More restrictions again. You can only ever buy 2 condos per family. Very controlled over here. Arrived at Great Wall in the afternoon, weather still quite cool with a brisk icy breeze blowing. I can't believe how steep the steps are, and how high they are to step up.. It's actually quite a difficult climb. Built over 3000 years ago, what a amazing piece of construction. Bob made it as far as chicken rock.....I progressed up to the first tower, ...
... from the exterior terraces.
Exited the Drum Tower at 2:51 and hailed another taxi (also 15 yuan; $2.40) to take me to my final sight in Beijing, the Lama Temple. I arrived there at 3:05 and paid an entry fee of 25 yuan ( $4.01). I spent about an hour and a half exploring the temple, which consists of numerous separate buildings in a large compound. Lama is Beijing’s foremost Buddhist temple, designed in Tibetan Buddhist style. There are give ...
... Wednesday morning for my flight to China. 24 hours of elapsed time later I was arriving in Beijing on Thursday afternoon Beijing time. I don’t always sleep well on planes, and the 14 hour flight from Chicago to Beijing was no exception! So, by the time I got to the hotel on Thursday night, as the Brits would say, I was bloody knackered! By 6:00 I was asleep but at 10:00 I had guests and was back downstairs for a beer and some visiting.
... path in 1984.
We attended a performance of excellent traveling acrobats, a Beijing Opera and we visited an opera school. We watched enthusiastic students between ages 12 and 17 attend acrobatics, dance and makeup classes. They study math, science, English etc in the morning. Then in the afternoon, voice, musical instruments and opera related classes. They pay tuition and are a mix of boarding and commuting students.
Our Beijing city tour included a ...