Xixi Friendship Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... were other forest areas more isolated where people were sitting on their own praying, meditating and singing quietly. I can see why so many people come there. Such a beautiful and peaceful place. Th temple buildings were beautifully kept. Much better than the forbidden city. There were several different sections to look at. We started at the east gate and worked our way through the different sections. There were different courtyards and temples for ...
... takes your breath away. The fact that it was a National Holiday weekend ensured that the major tourist venues were packed. Seriously packed with patriotic Chinese Nationals. And it is so different and so great to be in the crush! I can't begin to describe what we saw in the Forbidden City. As a visitor you get to walk through the Palace Grounds but the buildings themselves are not accessible. As you move from one gate to the next the majesty, pomp and ...
Unfortunately the best laid plans and all that lost us 2 hours today when we went to buy some of our train tickets. Hey ho such is life. Was strange to see a deaf person selling things as I haven't seen that since Brussels. Mum and I both bought something for my nieces.
Mum really needs to learn what hot chocolate is in Mandarin as i am not trekking around everywhere looking for it cos she wont drink tea or coffee ;-) When we get into the **** end of ...
... res is high.. but we attempt the climb and feel the sense of personnel achievement made. As early as the Jin Dynasty 1115-1234 the area was listed as one of the best scenery spots of Beijing. Listed in the World Heritage Directory it is now a national cultural protected place... and rightly so..
With all of us intact and happy to tick another marvel of the world off our list.. it's back with the A1 group to a Jade Factory to learn a little about this ...
... was operating on one lung, and yet I had breezed the first sector and felt confident about finishing. From behind me, I heard the familiar hacking, wheezing cough of a true Chinese local; it was almost like an asthmatic yak being dragged to the slaughterhouse, who could possibly be making that sound I wondered? Then Dan rounded the corner, drenched in sweat, pathetically tugging at his camelpack water nozzle gasping “Water, I need water, how the f*ck do these things ...
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