Grand Metropark Hotel
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Such a pretty hotel. An old courtyard house once used by artisans for the Imperial Palace and now our home for a few days.
Walking to breakfast, we passed through a room with a large table covered in chinese calligraphy, a practice sheet which turns black like ink when wet, allows you to practice characters with brushes dipped in water. We had a try before walking up the stairs to breakfast.
Built on the roof top, a glassed room ...
Billy collected us at 7:30. There were no hassles getting us to the railway station, so we had about an hour's wait. Billy bought the tickets for us for each of our rail journeys up to Guangshuo. We were catching the G-train. This is not quite the fastest train, but we hit a maximum of 306kph! It was a very smooth ride in what were basically airplane seats. Masses of people boarded the train very quickly. Billy had to leave us at the gate and we had to ask ...
Last night, I skyped with my high school friend Summer! I was jealous that she was spending a semester in Spain. That country is a place that I want to check out badly.
Most of the time, I barely see anybody from high school. People that I stay in touch with tend to be busy with their own things. I typically see people like every six months.
So for today, I finally got out of bed at ten am. I ate breakfast and then I did ...
... Kit?" "Yes!" Oh my God, it was Gloria. They had been sitting just a few feet away. What a relief.
The helper took my luggage cart, and she took us over to a counter and bought me a bus ticket. It was the first time I didn't have to carry, haul, or push my stuff around since I had left. So nice. They took me to the buses and got me onboard. They told the driver about me, and told me to get off on the last stop, Xidan.
It took about 1 hour and 15 minutes ...
I will go into more detail on the Tea Ceremony. As enjoyable an experience as it was, I am not a Tea drinker and Rich certainly isn't, however Mr Fad ends up spending £47, yes that's £47 on Tea !! The ceremony itself was excellent, we tried different types including, Fruit Tea and Lychee and Rose Tea. The kids enjoyed it as ...