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... floor. Turned out to have a huge door with stuff outside.
We then carried Bethany's suitcases. They were heavy and just had clothes. When Terry got to the lobby, he tripped over her suitcase he was carrying. So funny.
We said our goodbye to Bethany. So sad to see her go. An amazing fashionista friend for life!
I then went to my room. Robb asked me about who we got for our history professor. I realized nobody got him flowers! Robb gave ...
... inflated yellow duck which is doing a circuit if the world was in the middle of the lake. We took a lovely boat trip across the lake in a dragon boat. We had a lovely lunch in a restaurant near the Summer Palace with the smiliest Chinese waiter ever serving ...
Hello! Had fun indeed. I LOVED walking the wall. That was a trek which obviously could not have happened if I had gone with my 5 friends… so I met up with new people and we hiked! I used every bit of my 3 hours on the wall hiking, there were no camels (but then we went to the Mutinyu portion which is apparently less crowded, and then I tobogganed down! It was wonderful. I think Carrie and I are going to shop eat and then I might need to go see the Olympic sites tonight ...
... rhinoceroses, antelopes and giraffes were brought in the late 1950s, and a gorilla cage, leaf-monkey cage and aquarium house, was opened, containing specimens of over 100 species of reptiles from all over the world, including crocodiles and pythons.
At present, the zoo houses over 7,000 creatures of 600 different species, including the giant panda.. one of the few "outdoor" animals I saw.. Most were behind glass.. dirtied by the ...
... away by how massive some of the buildings are over here and this museum was no exception. It was basically two buildings within one massive shell of a building. If I had to say what my favorite part of the museum was, it would probably be the jade exhibit. As I walked through the dimly lit room, examining the ancient pieces of carved jade in front of me, I was awestruck. Sitting before me was the skilled work of craftsmen who's work has survived them and represents them in the modern ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsAscott Beijing
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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