Tian Bao Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... sword, traditional), a kind of game like “Hackey Sack” where a feather shuttlecock is kept in the air by foot, a two-handed racquet game with a soft ball where the ball is kept going while the players twirl around, tai chi, people knitting and crocheting, card games, board game, stretching and exercise classes and even a sharply-pebbled walkway where people take off their shoes to massage their feet. There are bands, ...
... cute - Brian can't resist taking pictures of them.
... and meats that we cooked in boiling water in a pot in the center of the table. 4-23-13 Great Wall- What an experience to climb to and walk on this ancient edifice, which took centuries to build and cost thousands of lives. Although there were hoards of tourists, we left 95% behind as we ascended to the top. The view was spectacular and the mountainsides were covered with blooming wild plum trees. Going up was strenuous, but descending was even harder. Our legs were sore for the next ...
Gemma your phrase book is amazing - thank you I'm attempting to speak Chinese however the pointing at pictures in the book seems to suffice for now!
DO NOT TEXT ME!!!!! It costs so much for me to send and receive so just keep in contact via this website - facebook is banned in China so I can't go on that either.
... doing well battling the 12 hour time change.
As for the trip, well, once again, Kristin and I quickly remembered what we forgot over the last seven years (or at least what seven years has dimmed the pain of). In seven years, certain things have not changed about China. The cultural differences are amazing. Those who followed the first blog may remember Kristin and I talking about the pushing and shoving ...
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services