The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Beijing Huamao Center
Travel Blogs from Beijing
It has been an absolute whirlwind since I arrived. I have to tell you all that it was just yesterday that I leaned over to a friend and said "We are in China." I think it is just setting in that I'm in Beijing!! Yesterday was our tour day of all the Olympic venues. The set-up is absolutely amazing. The "Birds Nest" is something that takes your …
... Today was a fun-filled and packed day, indeed. We experienced: A Closoinne Factory Walked on The Great Wall Lunch Strolled the Ming Tombs Way Visited the 2008 Olympic Village site (Birds' Nest up close) Dinner Our merry little tour group is beginning to bond quite nicely. It's a mixed age group - everything from two kids aged 11 and 12, to Seniors in their seventies Tonight we're all in our hotel rooms, happily exhausted and resting up for Day ...
... s water supply, and she showed us around all the displays and what they meant. It was an interesting little expedition, and although I probably wouldn't recommend you to go to it if you are in Beijing for a short time, as it is not the most fascinating museum, but I liked that they even had a museum dedicated to teaching where the water comes from, which is something that people take for granted when they turn on the ...
... piece of advice given today is to never learn the word train, just make choo choo noises. People will laugh and be more interested in helping you, and also probably join in. Who doesn't love pretending to be a train, after all?
On the way to the Great Wall I hopped off the train because I saw a hoard of hipsters get ...
... won't wait for 3 hours so I was heading the bus. The bus 919 is written in Lonely Planet as the bus reached the badaling but there's also one bus that directly reach the place, It is 877. I took that bus and cost about 12 Yuan. almost 2 hours to the great wall.
Entrance fee of the great wall was 45 Yuan. It's relatively cheap for me but I must walk to reach the top. It's fun anyway. Seeing the part of the new 7 wonders of the world. My children ...
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