Western Royal Palace Hotel
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... and one found on every Beijing tourist map. After our introduction to the Buddhist prayer culture, we have a lunch on the way to the airport and a 2+ hour flight to Chengdu, the capitol city of Sichuan Province in western China which shares its western boarder with Tibet. Here we will stay the night, then wake at 4am in order to get to the airport early and face the very tight scrutinizing security before our plane flies into ...
... We also ventured out to the 7/11 across the street to get some bottled water to keep in the room. It's time to shower and hit the sheets...we have a running date with Ingrid in the morning. I have a feeling I'm going to melt! As I sign off, I hope you are having a pleasant start to you Wednesday! Tomorrow morning I plan to share pictures of the hotel room. Boy were we in for a surprise!
Chris and Jeremy
We also went to H&M which I love, and there we were able to try on dresses and we understood the Chinese sizes, since they were also in European sizes.
The joke for me about buying clothes in China is that on the whole, nothing will fit me. I am bigger than the average Chinese, so where clothes wouldn't be tight on them they are on me. Also I am taller so all their dresses are significantly shorter on me! It is a little ...
... floor! I bought a case with a built in boost charge for ma iPhone just in case the battery died - it reminded me of spinal tap and the amps that go up to 11.
Outside was a KFC so I thought 'why not,' the Colonel would be quite impressed, even a girl at the counter told a queue jumper to get to the back, very unChinese.
Advised to catch a taxi to the train station, the driver questioned the ...
... We ended up in this tiny little restaurant and were very happy that we had a Chinese speaker with us because otherwise it would've been difficult... there seemed to be only intestants on the menu! As both of us or not really big on intestants we just wanted some normal veggie or meat dishes. We ended up with the following : whole chicken in chunks (with bones and all) in a savoury sauce, huge beef chunks (stil on the bone with some containing hair) in some sauce, egg ...