Yongxing Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... t brake the bank. So we're sat there for around 2 hours and we decide to get the bill.... ¥1,119RMB or €140 for four beers and 3 pots of tea! What!!!!? So I ask how the hell can it come to that much? Meanwhile I'm doubting my rough currency conversions (which is gotten by dividing the Chinese amount by 8) so I'm there rehersing my 8 times tables while the Chinese girls are explaining the breakdown of the bill - 500RMB for room hire ...
... noticed that the pandas had started to gain to much weight. In the wild, they search for their food by walking and climbing trees to eat bamboo. That is the main component of their diet. They also eat small animals and birds. They do most of their searching and eating in the morning when it is cool, then sleep the better part of the day in the afternoon.
Well, in captivity, there is no searching for food. Their food is brought to them every ...
... where the Emperor
performed the most important rituals. Its beautiful architecture is now the
symbol of China Tourism.
Tonight, we will enjoy famous Beijing Duck at Dadong Restaurant in Nan
Xin Cang, pay by your own. ...
... had a good selection although you wouldnt want to buy your Lonely Planets from there (too expensive). A lot of the best sellers were around $15-20. Managed to find 'The Help' for $10, a Jodi Piccoult book on clearance for $4, a New York pocket guide for $3 (will come in handy in Nov and doesnt take up much room) and the last Millenium series book for $13 (for Chris). I was in heaven!! Instantly decided this was a day for relaxing, so we headed back to our hotel room ...
... I'm still traumatised by the plane journey so can you imagine us in a train carriage trying to sleep with the babies in a single bed with us? Wish us luck. Think i'll pack my lavender pillow for the trip!!
You probably wont hear from us tomorrow, but i will update you the next day with details on the train journey from hell as well as our big day out to the great wall tomorrow xxxx
- Room service
- Business Services