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The Ascott offers serviced apartments. Good value given the additional space when renting an apartment, but still having access to concierge services, gym, pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and even grocery services. Good breakfast as well.
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... They are all mainly red (which is the colour of prosperity in China), and the edges of the roof have a line of animals standing up which I really like. There are lots of painted decorations near the roof, often of snakes - I don't know the significance of this yet. There were lots of different temples and rooms, inside they had different Buddhas for example one room had 3 Buddhas which were for the past, present and future. It is disrespectful to take pictures ...
... squat toilet though. We headed back up to the others, and then walked down towards the bus. We started running at the end, as we realised that we were actually 15 minutes late. We got back to the bus, found Laura (our Team Leader), who hadn't come with us as she has asthma. She had been happily shopping at the souvenir stalls in the carpark. The others hadn't come back yet. I got my phone out and saw that Raaj had called me, so I called him back, and ...
... After that we went to Dr. Tea and had what was like a four course meal except with four different kinds of tea, it was so delicious and they made it right in front of us. After that we had gotten invited to a South Dakota business event and met the Governor of South Dakota! There were Chinese business people there and they talked to them about bringing business to South Dakota and the benefits the state ...
... challenge with no handrail & steep uneven steps........you know what I'm like for steps guys. Jenny carries on a little further but then decides she's had enough too but of course Ian's made of sterner stuff and conquers the summit......well tower 23 anyway. He's a bit wet when he gets back down to us and needs more water and his knees are a bit shaky. My hero!!!
The steps on some of the climbs are very narrow, some are half the size of Ian's feet.
We make it ...
... much resemblance to what you get here. Last night I tried spicy food from the mountainous Yunnan province, this lunchtime local Beijing specialities, and tonight wandered at random into a fast food restaurant popular with younger people selling many things on sticks and a few other dishes. I've enjoyed every eating experience so far, but haven't yet tried any of the most extreme ingredients. But there's time !
Stop Press : I now have luggage ...