Beijing Yanshan Hotel
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Today I spent most of the day at the Beijing Zoo with Nick, Dana, Trisha, Lisa, Cory, Tony and Victoria. We walked around the zoo for hours looking at all the animals an exhibits. We got to see a bunch of lizards, monkeys, some sleeping tigers, adorable pandas, and I even got to feed a giraffe. After the zoo we wanted to escape the really warm weather so we found a little restaurant just outside the zoo to get lunch in addition to a ...
... an (pronounced See ahn) and found a Chinese fast food restaurant that served 500ml bottles of beer. Michael won the inaugural Least Diligent Tourist award for 1) buying warm beer when cold beer was available, then 2) buying cold light beer when cold full strength beer was available. He topped this off by losing his boarding pass and had to throw himself at the mercy of the service desk staff to get a ...
Meter: (is disabled)
Alex: This should be interesting.
All: Arrive at hutong
Alex: How much?
Driver: 80 Yuan
Alex: No way! 15.
Cindy: You agreed to 80
Alex: What?!? In what strange new universe did this happen?
Cindy: You agreed to it; pay him.
Alex: (pays) WTF?
Now, here is the same sequence of events, Cindy’s perspective:
Alex, Cindy, Elias, and Olivia: (get off bus ...
... There are tons of those. But, my friend, nothing compares to these steamed buns, four of them are easily as big as (if not bigger than) my face. There are a few flavors to choose from, each is only 10 元. Philip, Elliot, Jake and I stumbled upon it quite by accident. We visited the Lama Temple for Spring Festival, and after headed down a hutong in search of food. We passed various places and finally settled on a café. Afterwards, Elliot was still a little hungry and noticed ...
... algo que se repitió durante el resto del día y seguro se va a repetir el resto del viaje!
Llegamos al templo Lama, que es el templo budista mas grande en China afuera del Tíbet. Mi primera impresión es que es muy parecido a un templo que vi en Vietnam, pero MUCHO mas grande. A Mariana León le gusto mas que la Ciudad Prohibida. Hay tres halls grandes, en uno hay tres Budhas, el del pasado, el del presente y el del futuro. Seguro que Dickens visito este templo ...
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