Travel Blogs from Beijing
Wow, 24 hours later, we have arrived! I left the house at 4:30am on Monday, June 23rd. The group arrived at the airport in Beijing at 2:30pm on Tuesday, June 24th and at the hotel right around 5:00pm. Nice place. We are staying at the Xiyuan Beijing Hotel, but don't ask me to describe it. I am so tired I can barely stant up. With the 12 hour time …
... our professor made us reviewed some grammar. For one, I said "mei jian yifu dou gui (every clothing is expensive)." My laoshi started laughing out loud. Shopping has became a regular hobby for me.
Then we started the second book. The first chapter of it was about talking about the weather. That reminded me how nice and sunny it was today.
During break, Olivia spoke about what she wanted to do after college. ...
... the entire time because moving the slightest body part caused you to touch a few strangers. Near the end of the journey, I ended up stretching my legs between the gentleman's in front of me. I had to and just didn't care at that point. Encroaching on others personal space didn't seem to bother people too much. Aside from the general inability to move, even if one wanted to sleep considering it was around midnight the florescent lights throughout the cab were as bright ...
... are busy with making money, busy with setting up social network, busy with sending children to school and cooking for them. As a result, less people spend time building up their spirit world, they are forgetting to keep this traditional faith in their daily life."
Part 2: The relationship between Tibet, Buddhism, and the rest of China.
"Look at the whole China, Tibet is the place that got most influence by Buddhism. Buddhism is the root for Tibet ...
... Stopped for a lunch at a Chinese on the way back in the hillsides, and spookily it was the same place I'd been to when I was here before! A great meal, very cheap compared to the city, and very tasty. A snooze in the car on the way back was in order!
Chilled out at home for a few hours, then popped out to the local to meet some friends, 2 people we'd introduced to each other on the Friday night met us there too, they'd been out ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility