Yong An Hotel
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... certainly got the heart racing, the battle with the numerous steps of Mutianyu far surpassed it for a fitness test. However, with the crowds on the less steep parts, and lucky enough to once again have blue skies overhead, we were able to reach the top rampart, at an elevation of 1000metres, to enjoy the incredible views the soldiers from long ago also witnessed. This section at eight and a half metres ...
... Clearly still a sore issue here. YF pointed out later, that what was not mentioned was that more than this number had died in the Great Chinese Famine caused by the Communist Government Farming Policies of 1958 - 1961. I read later that this was described as 'The Great Leap Forward'
Back to the Great New World Hotel. It was very plush, and I was taken by the colourful murals and the huge frieze visible in the reception atrium. Annoyingly the wifi was ...
... so we made a bee line for the exit door.
We drove past the Olympic Stadium and Aquatic Centre and by the time we got our driver to stopped we were a long way past. David and Trent got out and walked back to have a look around and we drove on to a subway station to meet the boys by train at 'Thank God It's Fridays' (an American Restaurant). We hadn't eaten all day and we were starving at 8:30 ...
... a true star on the first song.
It was all easy after that. We picked a wide variety of Chinese and American pop, ranging from Madonna to ABBA. I first sang Taylor Swift's "You Belong with Me," which was mediocre at best, before trying out "Skyfall" by Adele. It was really fun and I was suddenly super comfortable with the whole concept. My next songs included "All I Want for Christmas is You" by Mariah Carey and "Troublemaker" by Olly Murs. The others picked a bunch of Chinese ...
... Xi made his first speech this past Thursday, November 15, and formally takes over as president this March. A full length article about China's new president can be read here, which provides an interesting account of the switch of presidency. Leading up to Thursday, it was very apparent there was the change of presidency coming up. Beida was asking for student IDs more frequently, even from foreigners, who they normally let in with just a head nod. ...