The Ritz-Carlton Beijing
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... somewhat on USA time... I woke up at 7:30 AM which was not at all what I expected, but it was ok, it just meant an earlier start to our day. After getting ready, we made sure we had both our Beijing map and subway map (make sure you purchase these before coming it is super helpful) and planned out what we would do. We first went to the Niujie Mosque which was in walking distance to our hotel. It was very nice here and definitely old! The first and oldest Mosque constructed during ...
... the Ancient Cultural Street. Similarly to the Italian Concession there was a Disney like quality to the street. Rather than offering us an insight into the real China it was clearly a common area for tourists who sadly wouldn't see more than a tourist trap full of English speaking shop assistants. Overall we enjoyed a nice few days away in a sunny city were we indulged in waffles, donuts and English ...
Unfortunately this morning Mary was not feeling well and decided to stay back at the hotel,while the rest of the intrepid explorers made our way out to the Great Wall. We were being blessed with an absolutely brilliant day - clear blue skies with no sign of any pollution. On the way we visited a jade factory where we looked at some very fine craft pieces and admired the skills of the craftsmen and women who created the intricate designs. We learned about ...
... ironic). We then decided to go to the Temple of Heaven, where the people of China went to pray and give thanks and offerings to their ancestors. It was beautiful and also incredible how the structures still stood after so long, being preserved by a special kind of wood. After the tour we were able to clean up and then went to dinner in the restaurant of the China World Hotel. We were accompanied by the sales manager and executive manager of the hotel. I was ...
... out - so it's not easy to loose them. You can ride around all day for 2 yuan - about NZ$0.40.
We have walked miles over the last couple of days. People continue to stare at Kate and many of them come up and touch her hair - it's a little bit strange. The women working at the markets are especially fascinated with Kate, curious about how old she is and always saying how beautiful she is. The fact that we have two children is also of great ...