Xixi Friendship Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... off our bus, cable car or not. There was Spanish, French, Chinese and American teams to beat. It wasn't easy believe me and never in our lives have we walked, climbed so many steep steps. Mental toughness was word of the day and we smashed the wall and the competition...come onnnn the Welsh! It was a 2 1/2 trip finishing via the tacky gift shops to the restaurant for 1pm and dinner. Which was a feast fare play. Trouble is with Chinese food it puts you in ...
... us back to the street we came from.
Later, I came to chill with Mohini and Karena. They were doing there make-up for "prom" tonight. The event was organized by Avery and Angie as a way to thank the Chinese roommates this semester. Prom was not actually a real American prom. It was a simple version of it.
At the event, music played and people played water bong. It was to run into both of the Lauras, Katherine, and others. Miguel sang a few songs ...
... s definitely not what happened. After we hopped in the bicycle carriage, the man talked to me about how handsome my husband was and talked to Bret about how pretty his wife was. Charming little sucker. After a few minutes, his friend pulled up next to us and asked Bret to climb in his cart because apparently the two of us together was just too much fat American weight. Bret's guy took off and after a few minutes, he was out of sight. I kept asking my guy "Nali ...
... onto the narrow passageways selling all manner of fruit, vegetables and baked goods.
On the lake, however, a peaceful scene was punctuated only by clusters of fishermen idly hovering over their rods, occasionally flicking their lines or chatting softly to one another on the shore. One such fisherman came up to us with a cheery “hello,” and we reciprocated likewise.
“You British should think you are very lucky,” he said, after ascertaining ...
... the 15th Century Temple of Heaven (one of the more perfect examples of Ming architecture). It was set in a huge park with four gates set at each point of a compass. Walking through the park we saw many groups of people playing cards (not for money), musicians, women crocheting and others just talking and having a good time. The Temple was colourful and like most places well attended by both locals and tourists. ...
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