Xizhao Temple Hotel (King Talent Hotel)
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... where there is less rice consumed. Tour group leader BM was keen to take us to a local cafe (with a Wgtn chef) after more wandering around Hutongs but after finding the place it was closed Monday's. Never the less we found a very nice coffee shop ( think Hanger in wgtn) who also brewed their own beer and we refreshed on its roof top with views over the Hutongs. Very sophisticated spot where a hot chocolate ...
... all! Huge shoutout to the incredibly hospitable Lei family in Beijing and Xian who made us feel so welcome! Shoutout of course to Howie himself and his staff! Not forgetting our beloved mute tour guide emz and Britney the babe and the Boodahh and the weird nailed driver. It's gone so quickly!!! Big Lusms to JazzytothePreet, my bread and tomatoes comrade and JaytotheDee the world's best translator and communicator- can't wait for our next adventure ...
... on sticks and a dizzying array of other street snacks. The street is strung with Chinese lanterns and completely filled to the rafters with people. I decided that this being more of a tourist trap than authentic Chinese cuisine that I would give the food on offer here a miss (or maybe I just wussed out...). Either way we did eat some more traditional fare including a tasty tofu broth in a local restaurant near the university and of course you can't come to ...
... and another with bikes - so Chinese (seriously!) culminating in them all balancing on the one bike as it was ridden around the stage. There was a young girl who was so supple, double jointed and just moved and balanced her body in ways that defied belief! Despite being a cast of schoolchildren it was very polished and professional.
I think it was after this show that some of us gathered for cards and Quiddler, oh - and a drink. ...
... it in to hall to share any of our opinions. That is not to say that the day was free from political banter as we learned from our guide, Peter (rock star guide), that when American presidents come to Beijing and desire to view the Great Wall, the Republicans go to the section northwest of Beijing while Democrats go to a section northeast of the city. This apparently started with Jimmy Carter who wanted to visit a section different from the section Nixon visited during ...