The Ritz-Carlton Beijing Financial Street
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- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Microwave in room
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
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... and wait- in the station. So we jump off with the important and expensive stuff and head inside. The border station is very basic. Toilets (squat), and a small mini mart-like shop. Then chairs everywhere. The shop takes Chinese, US, an I saw Euro. Did not take Australian. The group decided to keep drinking through out the crossing, so I joined in. Bottle of Stolichnaya vodka and a mixer for USD$15. The night wore on and the drinks kept going. Some people were ...
... queue. However, it is all part of the experience.
Mum and I went off to Ikea early this morning, and bought mattress pads, hanging shelves, boxes and other furnishings to make my room look more habitable. I tried to lie down on my bed yesterday, and it felt like I was lying on a wooden park bench. The mattress provided was only about 2 inches think, and my friend Rebecca (who so kindly helped me out all yesterday) said that it would not ...
... they are coming from in that they are trying to make some money thinking that it's nothing for us to buy something from them. However it gets a bit tiring to have people come at you constantly thinking that just because we're tourists we'll automatically purchase something. As much as I do enjoy shopping, I haven't been drawn to purchase anything as I know that many of the things I have seen in Beijing, I can purchase them in Canada ...
... Behind us is the “seven-star hotel,” shaped like a dragon, where some of the athletes stayed during the Games in 2008.
The next stop on our tour will be a relaxing foot massage in a nearby spa. Because Kurt has already read about this stop (in our tour book), ...
... was raised, we walked around Tiananmen a bit to kill time until the Forbidden City opened up. People were already lining up to visit Mao's Mausoleum, which was not on our agenda for the day. If anyone is going to go to The Forbidden City I would highly recommend going to the flag raising first if only so that you can be sure to get into the Forbidden City as soon as it opens. We were one of the first in of the day, and considering the crowds ...