The Ritz-Carlton Beijing Financial Street
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- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Swimming pool
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... the temple enclosure and caught a glimpse of the emperor's throne. On our way out we participated in a Chinese tea ceremony. The children tried several teas and found out about the history and cultural significance of tea in China - and then had the opportunity to buy tea! No bargaining here! We went to lunch at a restaurant where we sampled a variety of vegetable, egg and meat dishes - a ...
... We walked the whole way around the park, which covers 59 acres. It has a huge, beautiful lake in the middle where you can paddle boat in, as well as many willow trees and flowers. People were playing musical instruments, playing with bubbles, and just dancing around. I felt rejuvenated and relaxed as I spent the day in a place which really felt a mile away from the craziness of Beijing.
We went to a hutong for dinner. Hutongs are traditional residences of ...
Four classes in a row---aren't they adorable?!?!? This is the song by Greyson Chance one of the classes is practicing for the school celebration in April (I have a video, but I can't download it--it's an amazing choice for a school in China to sing!) :
Waiting outside the lines
You never enjoy your life
Livin' inside the box
You're so afraid of taking chances
How are you going to reach the top?
Rules and regulations
Force you to play it safe
... Originally planned to be 9 stories it was changed to a Buddhist tower at the 8th octagonal story and is 40m high. It has 4 eaves. The view over the lake and Beijing was amazing. Massive ironwood pillars held the tower and inside we saw the statue of Kwanyin Buddha (loads of hands) which (even though asked not to) everyone took photos of. We could have bought incense just inside to offer to Buddha. Past the prayer wheel, then through another glazed archway (Fo Xiang Jie) ...
... amp; then fighting her way on public transport a short while later. We got Bing to take one last photo of us together then we said goodbye, I had enjoyed making the trip with Jean & was sorry to see her go & didn’t know when I would see her again.
Bing then took me to my new abode & when I got out of the car I couldn’t use my right hand so Bing explained to the lady what had happened & she said she would show me where ...