Tailong International Hotel
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15th / 16th Aug
We set out from Heathrow (weirdly meeting someone we knew quite unexpectedly) for our first leg to Helsinki, Finland. The BA crossing was OK and after a snack we landed after a 2 hour flight in Helsinki.
We didn't have to wait long, thankfully, for the connecting flight to Beijing- we just …
The check-in counter attendant at Hong Kong airport asked the obvious: "Who not direct fly to Beijing?" The answer was a saving of R180 to connect via Ningbo, adding another 4 hours onto the trip via the George'esque Ningbo airport. The immediate struggle on arrival in Beijing to give our taxi driver the hotel name was a foreboding sign of things …
... had Yuan to spend.
I had the bag I bought the other day with me and I got harassed the whole time about buying another, smaller, different colour, same!!! All I could do was laugh and say no, one is enough but thanks for the offer, before running down the aisle mock screaming!! They thought it was funny.
I made a few purchases, cramming them into the overnighter - all the while thinking I still have to carry this. Quick power shop as I was mindful that ...
... and figured that if they could do it, I could too. So I found an open bench, sprawled out awkwardly, and prepared for my siesta. Sure, I got lots of stares from passersby, wondering why a foreigner was trying to sleep on a bench right in the middle of the city - usually foreigners are tourists who nervously rush to attractions. But the heat of the day and calming atmosphere of the park made it perfect for a nap and so I drifted off ...
About 40 minutes later, ...
... make it back to the Peking Duck restaurant where I got to experience my first Peking Duck and boy was it amazing!! Once again we all stuffed ourselves silly and afterwards we decided against the cab ride home and walked to where Mandy had parked her bike before meeting us and we walked through Dondchimen alongside Kangma River and through the Embassy District back to Mandy's apartment. I tell you what, we all slept well that night!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTailong International Hotel Beijing
Good location reasonably close to centre. Breakfast was very good- plenty of choices. Room spacious & well equipped but not that quite (even on 6th floor)
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