Crystal Palace Hotel
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After a very interesting flight where I was the only western person inside the aircraft, I finally arrived in China landing in Tianjin. The cheapest entry point in the Beijing area. From here, I'm only 1hr away from the capital on a 'bullet train'.
"Tianjin is one of the four municipalities in China. Its name means 'the
place where the emperor crossed the river'. Facing the Bohai Sea,
Tianjin, the one time imperial port, ...
Having finished 3 months of boredom and Chinese studying in Qingdao on the 23rd of December I hopped on a bullet train on Christmas eve to spend Christmas with my buds in Tianjin.
It was my first Christmas away from home but we all clubbed together and had a whale of a bloody time.
About 15 of us hired out ...
So we didn't spend much time here. Flew into Beijing then went on a 2 hour or so car ride down to Tianjin. It was very commercialized buildings that were all mainly empty. Like a yet to be popularized empty town - eerie. Mel says there's nothing here but I would love to go check out the old city. We stayed in the newer part near a big (empty) ...
... room with a Lazy Susan for sharing), in an old European style house turned into an upscale restaurant. One of my Tianjinian colleagues brought a bottle of what he called "Chinese Wine", but was actually a Chinese grain 52% alcohol (over 100 proof). We were told the bottle we were sharing was aged for over 20 years and cost around $200 USD, so it was a celebratory drinking night for the group. They pour the spirit into individual pouring glasses and provide a small stemmed ...
... a stroll along the bank a good way to spend the evening is to cross the Jiefang Bridge to Jiefang North Road (解放北路). This is where the Italian colonial buildings are located. Enjoy the night gazing up at the ...