Park Plaza Beijing Science Park
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Starlerbertl stayed here on Aug 27, 2011 during their trip titled: China 2011 - pics only.
We are exhausted. We walked and walked today. It rained all day so there were lots of people and lots of umbrellas.
We went to Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City and The Great Wall of China.
Tiananmen Square was, believe it or not, a big square. With big buildings around it. Obviously the mystery of it was lost on me …
We made it. There were 2 other families in our group on the flight from Chicago. It was a long flight, but it passed quicker than I would have thought.
We arrived at 2:30 am our time. It is 4:50 am our time now -- which is 5:50 pm in Beijing. Mom and I are at the hotel restaurant. There is buffet. We are trying …
... Beijing. She was telling us how hard it was for her not speaking Chinese. Everywhere she goes, people assume she's Chinese, and are completely confounded when she doesn't understand.
The class itself was great. I learned some new cooking techniques, specifically with a cleaver, that have been very useful. We did the prep work for each of four dishes, then cooked them. Some of it was harder than i had expected. I was also fascinated with how ...
... Do we extend our stay and wait for flights to be re-instated or do we find another way home. We phone Qantas in Beijing and they tell us just to turn up at the Airport for our cancelled flight. The hotel says if we want to book extra nights, we have to go onto Hotels.com.
Not wanting to get stuck at Beijing airport with no flights or accommodation we decide to do neither and Rob jumps on the hotel phone to Qantas Australia to sort something out, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services