Xin Jiang Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... was appalled that he had never been to the wall and WAS NOT planning on visiting it! How can someone go to BJ and not climb the wall??
Our planning was limited and would later prove to be problematic:
Me: let’s go to the Great Wall together
Yan Chi: Okay!
Me: My friend hiked to a ...
... hosts home with their goods in totebags to try to make some bargain sales. They know the route that is taken to these local host dinners and hang out trying to sell stuff. They even ride on bikes along side the rickshaws trying to sell stuff while you are riding in the outdoor cab of the rickshaw! We made it safely back to the bus despite some close calls with cars and pedestrians that were on the road. We've attached some video footage of our rickshaw ride from ...
... go to one in Japan and order everything in the store!!
We visited the Bund, which is a beautiful walkway along the river. If you look to one side, you see old, European style buildings and on the other, there is the modern 浦东 (Pudong) district. Pudong is where my friend and her family lives and from their 9th floor balcony, I could see the Bund all lit up at night. It was absolutely gorgeous with all of the colorful lights, a city full with life. I ...
... if you get lost or not sure what to do.." Do what the Chinese do" ok so I follow this couple who are sharing one bike. More on that later. So I follow and I see they are going around this nice semicircle I am thinking because the road forward is blocked by big trucks. So I don't dare go that way. "do what the Chinese do" hmmmmm NOT. Anyway this nice road paved grass on the side semi circle is not where I need to be. By the way I am still on ...
Arrived in Beijing about 9:30 China time, well knackered.... but 21 jump street was funny. The humidity is well up in yer face as soon as you leave the plane. We waited in a taxi line for a while and then when we got one.
The Driver didn't know our hotel so he had to ring the number so they could tell him directions. We got to the hotel about 11 and reception said the room won't be ready till 4! we left our luggage and ...
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center