Xizhao Temple Hotel (King Talent Hotel)
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... rounds and the women's 800 heats while Fletcher went off to find Debbie to say goodbye. After the morning session we met Peter and Penny and walked back to our hotel. Peter Thompson met us there and we then went to the Italian restaurant where we had a great lunch. It was nice to be relaxed, sitting down to a proper meal rather than eating at the track. Good to catch up with the Deanes as well.
We then walked down to the local ...
... whilst the few Westerners were more impress with the gold and jewels.
We made our way through the Treasury to the Opera House, a three story pavilion filled with trapdoors and special effect machinery and open to the elements,which used to show Beijing opera to the emperor and empress. The emperor and empress, would sit in little rooms in another pavilion to observe the show.
This section of the palace was a ...
... Sad moment- 161 had been brilliant to us and continued to brilliant as we left them with all our stuff, laundry to do and a blocked toilet (not our fault!) First mission was to tackle the post office. Phrase book in hand and bags of presents, keepsakes and unwanted items we ventured into the chaos of boxes and tape. Thankfully the sweet guy helper called over a fellow English speaking colleague which automatically made the process than bit less painful. Forms ...
... back to Tiananmen Square.
I hired a tour guide out the front of the Forbidden City for around $20, his name was Harry and he would guide me around the 1000-building Chinese imperial palace for the next 2 hours. The Forbidden City was incredible - it's enormous, with very interesting architecture, and Harry told me great stories about the emperors, their many many concubines and the highly-regarded eunuchs who were the ...
... himself in 1644 so he didn’t have to be captured by the peasant uprising. Quite dramatic really.
A nice stroll back to the hotel and in time for happy hour. We sat and chatted to Alan and Sue (our cruise buddies). We have both caught some sun today so fingers crossed we go a little brown and not just gain another freckle and go back to our lovely moon tan.
It was a really early start this morning, 4am wakeup call!!! We ...