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China Tour with Wendy Wu
September 2012 - Travelling companions Paul and Robyn
- Thursday 6th September
Off this morning early to the Great Wall. We are visiting the section at
Juyongguan which it turns out is one of the steepest sections!! There
is a flat area known as the Crossing Street tower made of white marble
with big arched doorways large enough for men on horseback to pass
through. The Yujong pass was one of the important …
Our first proper excursion today with our full party and off we go with
Leo and Nancy our local guide to Tienanmen Square. It is 4 years since
we were here and the organisation has improved a lot, there is a proper
procedure for dropping off and a security check to go through. As it is
early morning there are still crowds and …
On arrival in Beijing we are met by Dodo a National Escort with another
group as there are many different flights arriving today. Our Escort Leo
is waiting at the hotel where he helps us check in and we have a chance
to freshen up before going off for lunch and a visit to Ritan Park.
There are 2 groups doing …
Off to the Muslim mosque and quarters this morning then we visit the Small Goose Pagoda then the Shaanxi Museum.
Info on the Great Mosque:-
First built during the Tang dynasty, and located in the heart of the Muslim Quarter west of the Bell Tower, Xi'an's Chinese-styled Great Mosque (Da Qingzhen Si) is one of the largest in China …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
We stopped here on a Wendy Wu Wonders of China tour. Room was clean, quite spacious. Bathroom with a window into the bedroom as we have met previously.
Twin beds with quite hard mattresses, room safe, 2 bottles of water a day.
WiFi available in the lobby with a password from reception. Supermarket and chemist a few hundred yards walk.
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