V- Continent Beijing Parkview Wuzhou
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... hard to move our big bellies around.' Christine dutifully translated this remark to which he told her that 'we are not as fat as the Americans' which is I suppose a vague compliment. The ride was pleasant and showed a quiet and contented neighbourhood including a small market arranged on the dusty pavement selling many vegetables that I had not seen before. We briefly stopped to view the inside of a typical Hutong, including a courtyard garden, small meeting/dining room and ...
One Who Does Not Do Bad Things, Worries Not of Knocks at His Door
If roofs are the most obvious element of traditional Chinese architecture, entryways would be the most personal. There are several thousand Hutong residences in Beijing. The doors, lintels, thresholds, stoops, frames, materials and colors are remarkably similar, but like faces that have all the parts in the right places, each entry is distinct, a personality of its own.
... line was long and we were approached by a few independent drivers offering us their services. We asked one what he would charge us to go to our hotel and were quoted 280 yuan, exactly 14 times the amount our hotel said a taxi would cost. The line moved fast and the final price was 27 yuan ($5) - well worth the wait.
We were dropped off on a busy street at the entrance to a small lane, at which point the driver waved us in the direction ...
... the tourist areas have been totally restored. It is a cobbled walkway with steps of various heights making up the hilly terrain over which the wall travels. Some of the steps were difficult to navigate and even the young travellers were huffing and puffing and stopping to catch their breath. The best part of the walk came after trekking for an hour, when we came to the end of the restored part of the wall and were able to walk on the ...
... my goal and breathed a sigh of relief. I had made it. I had conquered the untamable wilds of the Great Wall of China! ...Well, it wasn't that melodramatic, but you get the idea. I was psyched.
After making my way back to the start and meeting up with the rest of my group, we took toboggans at break-neck speeds down the side of the mountain on which the wall was so laboriously perched. I was feeling pretty good about myself, and this feeling was compounded by ...