Travel Blogs from Beijing
... luggage from Chelsea and Sibat who had waited for us.
We then had to go through another checkpoint where a guy just looked at our passports and forms of declaration, asked us a few questions and waved us through. We were all rushing, even though we had enough time to not be too concerned about making our flight. We had to drop off our check luggage and then we caught an airport transit to our terminal.
Once we arrived at the terminal we had to wait in another long ...
... around the hotel. We had a vegetarian dinner in the restaurant here (szchewan healthy vegetables and rice), elegantly presented with little bouquet of herbs and a carnation on the side of the dish. The menu was humoungous, mercifully with pictures and English - but we weren't that hungry and the donkey or fish head stew did not appeal. Ordered a beer to share cause the beers are rather large. We crashed at 8 pm having been up for some ...
... didn’t eat the grasshopper, I had 2 of the poor devils. They actually didn’t taste like anything. And, most importantly, my hosts were thrilled! Tonight dinner was my favorite - hot pot!
The symposium lasts through tomorrow (Sunday) morning, and then I go downtown to do a masterclass tomorrow night at the Beijing Central Conservatory. On Monday morning I will take a high speed train to Jinan to begin my week with the ...
... for us. Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the center of Beijing named after the Tiananmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square is the third largest city square in the world (440,000 mē - 880m by 500m or 109 acres - 960 by 550 yd). It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history. After a long stroll around, we ...
... this point i want you to open up another tab and go into google images and look these two places up. This was Kim's find and quite frankly a top choice. Looks brilliant, countless boat trips and hidden caves and islands. You can also hire bikes and go out into the rice fields which look weird. This will give us a chance to see allot of china as the train journey is 20hours long! But i cannot wait a taste of old school traveling. There is 6 of us going ...
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