Grand Metropark Hotel
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... happened?" ("Our parents happened to give us the same name.") Followed by "But how do I tell you apart?" ("Don't worry, you don't t need to. It's actually very efficient. Call one of us and you get both.")
As we left McDonald's for the two hour drive into the mountains it was raining. When we arrived the rain was light - enough so we wore rain gear but not enough to bother us. From where we were dropped off the Wall was above us - a lot above us! ...
... and our stomachs. The lady doing me asked if I'd had children, presumably due to my gorgeous stretch marks. When I said that I'd had three children, they were all amazed, because it's not very common in China to have that many children.
The massage was really nice, but it wasn't as relaxing as I might have expected. However, we were then told to lay on our backs the other way, with our feet down the bottom of the bed, and were given another really good foot ...
... and a macroUSB to miniUSB converter (300 yuan= 50$), a 32 gig micrsd card (25 yuan = $4).
o We took a gamble on the electronics. I figured for $50, I could sell the parts of the android, and the keyboard case, and the cords to at least breakeven on my investment. The micrsd card was only 4 dollars, so we took a gamble.
· We then grabbed the subway back to the area of our ...
... own to the Hou Hai area and even though I’d been there before, I’m Asian and a woman, and the lack of directional sense stereotype totally applies to me (and apparently to Thomas as well)...so it ended up taking us a couple hours(?) to finally reach it. BUT, that is part of the fun of travelling – when you get lost finding a place, you explore all ...
Almost exactly a month ago.. ahem, I went to a Spring Festival (aka Chinese New Year) Celebration held on the grounds of the Old Summer Palace.
During Spring Festival (about 2 weeks in mid-February) so many of the people who work in Beijing go back to their home towns to visit family, so the city really empties out. My economics professor says there are normally 23-25.5million people in the city, and only 8-10million during Spring Festival. So needless to say I got used to ...