The Emperor Beijing Forbidden City
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We landed in Beijing at 1:05am, tired from almost no sleep, anticipating an hour wait for customs but no delay at all, speedily through the customs and bag collection, easy peasy. Our driver was waiting with our cardboard name sign and drove at a good speed to our funky hotel. The snaps show our room, the lobby is orange but every hall is another …
Smooth & calm flight; around 9000 KM from Zürich to Beijing. Thanks to our early arriving (6:40 in the morning), we could start our visit to The Forbidden City (called The Palace Museum) before the big rush. This place is huge; we spent / walked around for more than 3 hours there and visited the main parts, the garden and a clock museum. …
As it's a Sunday we took it leisurely this morning. Had a nice lay in and slowly got up to sadly a grey cloudy day. Still very hot mind you- with humidity at 88% and 28C it's far from an English summers day. First port of call was moon cakes at Wedomé bakery opposite The Temple of Heaven Park which was our morning outing. Sitting on a bench now in the beautiful Temple of Heaven Park with our bag of Chinese pastries and freshly pressed mango juice we ...
... caught a bus to the Tianjinan subway and went to Tiantantdongmen where near the station was a lovely area beside the ocean where you could walk along the path and enjoy the scenery again very relaxed area, people meeting here to socialise, take a scenic boat ride, catch subways and buses and even have a sleep out in park area after a big day at work. Again the locals loved us seriously the Chinese love Australians ..... It's quite a strange phenomenon they ...
Anyone travelling with 3 children will know that it is never straightforward when booking hotel rooms. It is very rare that 5 people can be accommodated in one room. This usually means a process of picking straws for who has to sleep with Dad as he snores! (Of course Mum never snores!)
We all had a fitful nights sleep having entered a different time zone. Breakfast finished at 9am and arriving at 09.07am we were told (very politely) that we ...