Yong An Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
A superb start to the day. KFC for brekkie - it was convenient - outside KFC was a taxi, no drama at the train station, uneventful trip, even had a kip. I knew it was too good to be true and instead of Beijing Station i was at offed the train at Beijing West. So my plans to pop onto the metro and make my way to the hotel. It took me 30 min to find …
... part of China) was that they were just finished their University degrees in Shanghai and were on a little holiday for a week in Beijing, this was "also" their first time here.
So we're walking along and they ask if we want to go anywhere in particular but we said "nah we're easy, whatever". So we start heading towards the main shopping street and one of the Chinese girls asked a worker in this really narrow bar/restaurant/tea house ...
... people were there to watch, I was as squished as peak hour on the subway. It was a great time to go there though, as seeing how formal and ritualistic it is to lower the flag.
After a hectic day it was time to say goodbye to my visitor who is travelling onwards to London and Amsterdam. I relished the opportunity to introduce Dean to much of my life here, as well as going to see some famous sites that I haven’t had a chance to see this time yet. ...
After a succesful "hunting" of Carrefour around the neighbourhood, we are now equiped with cleaning products and more: coffee cups, tabletennis equipment, bread, cheese (!!!), mosquito repelent and a cooking oil as a gift:) Feels like home, especially with all these malls around in a walking ...
... temperature by now was about 36C and we were a bit low on energy today. It seems that only fast food establishments can afford to have stores on Wanfujing Street and we were too exhausted to veture down the side streets in search of cheaper Chinese food places. So...McDonalds it was! Lovely and cool inside. I had a spicy chicken burger (delicious) and Chris had a Big Mac (same as home). I had a bit of trouble ordering mine - was trying to point to a picture that ...
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