Travel Blogs from Beijing
Today we walked on the Great Wall of China! The weather cooperated and we had a beautiful sunny day.
We got on the bus at 7:15 AM and headed to the Badaling section of the wall ... An area that has undergone restoration. We had two hours to hike on the wall. I made it to the third tower. Keith made it up to the fourth tower ... Very steep …
We started out bright and early with our group of 28 and tour guide, Larry. Our bus took us to Tiananmen Square. It was very crowded mainly with Chinese tourists. We walked through the area, but did not queue up to see Mao's tomb as the line was a good hour long! The square is a huge open area full of people on a Saturday. We walked on to the …
Our Viking tour really starts tomorrow so today we explored a little of Beijing on our own. The hotel provides breakfast ... A huge buffet of Western and Asian food. After breakfast, we headed out to the subway .. About 3 blocks from the hotel. The subway is very crowded, but we managed to get to our destination including a transfer. The cost is 4 …
Sitting in the Cathay Pacific Lounge waiting for our flight to Beijing, We are Business Class this flight so nice to have the lounge amenities ... Huge facility with all you can eat/drink for breakfast/lunch. We are definitely going to be spoiled after this trip! The level of service in Asia puts the US to shame.
Choyt1427 stayed here on Nov 5, 2010 during their trip titled: World MBA Tour Asia 2010: Beijing, Shanghai, and Taipei.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet