Xiang Da International Hotel
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... walking we found it! For the 3rd time that night I felt relief that yet again did not last. Even though I was pretty exhausted and everything was in Chinese, I could follow the conversation pretty well. It went something like:
"Hi, we booked a bed for one here for tonight."
"No you didn't, we don't have any spare beds."
"But we just called up about an hour ago!"
"No you didn't. We didn't get any calls. What number did you call?"
"This number. A ...
... for wood, and the configuration of halls and residences all arranged with heaven and earth in mind. Of course, Chinese palatial architecture is the absolute star at this historical complex and was the template for Asian architecture from the time the Emperors palace was completed. We spent a couple of hours walking through The Forbidden City but it seemed as if you could spend days there! Since the weather was still a bit iffy we ...
... Beijiing two nights ago on an overnight flight from Helsinki which we didn't end up getting any sleep on unfortunately.. So we were pretty trashed on our first day. After a quick nap we visited the Lama Temple a beautiful Buddhist temple and watched people burning their incense prayers to all the weird and wonderful statues. We then explored the Nanluogu Xiang Hutong admiring all the tea and silk shops.
The people ...
... and back or catching an open cable car up and a toboggan back down - and for some reason little old adventurous me chose the toboggan lol. At the bottom of the mountain there were rows and rows of hawker tables with assorted goodies ranging from shirts to warm scarves and gloves and fake jade jewellery. As you walk past them all you were showered with a symphony of voices yelling "hello? hello? where you from, you want shirt?" We somehow made it through with me only buying a ...
... GOD I had recently memorized the Chinese words for subway station and we got pointed in the right direction several times as we hurried along winding and nearly deserted paths back to the entrance we started at.
The groups of grade school students were amazing, smiling and waving at us, shouting "Hello!" and "What is your name?", then giggling and running along without waiting for the answer. The other Chinese ...