The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Note the pic of John and a total stranger. This happened more than once where some random person would pull John over to the side for a picture just with him . . .I bet they think he is famous or something.
Next ,we went to the government-run jade gallery. It too was pretty neat to see how the jade was carved. Then, there was a mini bus tour around ...
... friends later in the evening and so it was three of us on the way home but there had been a miscommunication in the amount of stops. The driver was so angry and was yelling at us for about twenty minutes. One of our friends got out as his stop and my friend and I decided that we should surprise the driver and give him some extra money as he was driving is quite far and it would be a lot of gas on him to return. When we decided this, we were actually really excited to ...
... noise, etc, it actually was not bad at all. They did say that it was a good day for air quality...Driving was not that bad. Everyone has new cars with pollution control the same as us. I was definitely expecting no pollution standards. They drive very much like they do in Montreal...as long as you don't make eye contact with the person in the car next to you it is ok to cut them off! Also lanes are more oaf a suggestion, but not as bad as other countries I have been to!
... air pollution such as vacuuming, burning candles, smoking, etc.
-When it is necessary for you to be outside for prolonged periods,
consider utilizing a disposable respirator with N-95 or higher
- Monitor the AQI numbers before planning any outdoor activity.
That's how I started my day, but it ended as a great day because I found the Church in Beijing today.
I embarked on my trek at 10:15 am to get to sacrament ...
... A pitstop at a Starbucks in a nearby shopping mall, some overpriced sweets from a concession, an unforgettable toilet experience and the revelation that babies in China really do not wear nappies but have holes in their trousers and poo in shopping mall bins later and we returned our tired and overstimulated heads home to the hotel restaurant and more fitful sleep. Jet lag almost over, we are returning to a semblance of routine normality ...