Xizhao Temple Hotel (King Talent Hotel)
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... step. There were colorful fountains and music, people waving Chinese flags, and massive, ornate lamps (familiar-looking from photos in 1989), each one packed full of security cameras. Eventually, we were standing right on the north-south axis of, not just Tiananmen Square, but the entire city of Beijing. We walked a little further to the east near the Beijing Hotel to hail a cab. I later discovered the famous "tank man" photographs were all taken from the balconies of this hotel. ...
... Starbucks (open until 22:30!!) and grabbed some bits and pieces - cookies and a croissant to be precise. Further down the road we grabbed bottled fresh squeezed orange juice...bloody 12 yuan mind you. I did try haggle but she was having none of it - in a standard aggressive chinese tone "sir there are 8 oranges in there you know". 12 yuan is only £1.20 so fair enough. After another successful tube ride (Di Tîe as it is known) and witnessing the norm of men ...
... that look like they have been unchanged for centuries onto 6 lane main roads where stylishly dressed locals strut in and out of fashion boutiques clutching designer purses and bubble cups. I spend my first day sitting in parks, trying to be subtle in my staring at locals, drinking bubble cups, watching the city go by and getting to know Beijing.
The subway and train system is ...
... between eunuchs and household staff.
The grounds are empty now and the buildings have limited furniture remaining; although all of the Emperor's Chairs and altars remain. Much of the splendor is carefully maintained in the Museum within, or other museums around the city.
On the southern end of the Forbidden City is the Tian’anmen Square. On a busy day, both places are typically wall-to-wall Chinese. This is no different than Americans ...
... arrived. Sadly it was an old woman and her daughter, immediately we looked at the old woman and said the same thing at the same time “Let’s give them our bunks; we’ll go up onto the top ones”. However, no matter how much we tried, we couldn’t make them understand this concept, and the old woman bounded up onto the top bunk with the agility of a mountain gazelle, whereupon she immediately fell asleep, and began to snore like ...