The Orchid Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... very basic, but it was what we expected.
> There is no queueing system...literally NO queueing system....FOR ANYTHING! Pushing is acceptable, encouraged even and can become very frustrating if you do not adopt the same mentality.
> It's OK to spit. Even if you're an old lady (they're the worst culprits). Even better, it's ok to really hock up a good one and let everybody know around you by being as loud as you ...
De cirkel is rond: Mijn Azië avontuur begon op 1 april 2011 in Beijing en op 4 juni 2012 eindigt die in Beijing. Voordat het zover is ben ik na Kuan in Yangshuo uitgezwaaid te hebben afgereisd naar de provincie Yunnan, gelegen in het Zuidwesten van China.
Dali en Lijiang: Super populaire bestemmingen ...
... and courtyards full of statues of dragons and other mythical creature. Each creature has a meaning and is good luck. Tomorrow I will see the Great Wall! I hope I can get up all those steps. For dinner tomorrow I will eat Peking duck and see a Kung Fu show! I can't wait! Now its time for me to get some sleep so I have energy for all those steps!
... horizon at the winding wall. What a feat of mankind! It is truly remarkable and almost incomprehensible on how this wall was built in a time without powered machinery, but with the sweat, blood, and tears of the ancient Chinese people. After a few pictures, we looked over at stations five and six and glanced at our phones for the time as we had to return by 1330. We would love to carry on, but we needed to head back. We would hate ...
... the neighboring compartment. Ed decided to give the half-burned gloves of Kostas (we found out that the gloves were for Kostas and we were supposed to give them back to him in Irkutsk) to our honcho Flora. They will have to travel back it seems.
The day in the train passed pretty quick. This train is the most advanced one we have been in so far. It seems it has been built yesterday. Everything is shiny, clean, electronic and in Chinese and English. First ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed