Qinglian Furun Hotel Beijing Railway Station
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... noodles to enjoy as a soup afterwards. We were pretty tame with our choices by choosing things we recognised - chicken, beef, pork and veg. Noticing this and obviously misunderstanding our caution for stupidity the lovely owner brought over some of her favourites for us to try - octopus, tongue, heart, squid and brain.
After having a minor meltdown over missing people last night, I drank many beers. At the time I thought that this may have been a mistake, especially as they were digging up the road outside our hotel all night. Still, it is the first real drinking I've done in a week. As it turns out I awoke feeling refreshed and bouncy at 8am so maybe I was in withdrawal the whole time and didn't know Hmmm gloomy outside Yesterday it must be pointed out in retrospect was beautifully ...
... it on TV!
At night we took the over night train to Shanghai. It was a bit noisy but not half as noisy as we all had expected! but yet still a good experience! We shared our cabin with John, Lee and the boys! Always a recipe for banter and not a lot of sleep......yet we slept! too tired from the days exertions! stu and sue. xx
... our hostel with my baby daughter while Darren went to his noodle-making course. I had a small suitcase we had filled with our souvenir shopping and some groceries. I had to catch 2 trains; a seated passenger offered me their seat both times. This has happened on just about every subway train we've boarded. Even if we're only taking the train for 2 stops, the passenger insists we take their seat. It's polite and I like it. But last night, between getting to ...
... to the office for the afternoon .
A chilled out evening, too tired to cook so we've just ordered in dumplings, a box of 10 each, Kung Pao Chicken in one box, and beef & water chestnut in the other, 2 veggie sides, 3 dipping sauces, all for a fiver - and very very tasty.
Change of plan...... Pez will do his match / cheerleader report another time as he's dozing on the sofa, we'll just tease you with the photos for now!