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... of the hotel so he could ring for help. He even took us up the very narrow back alley to the hotel door which we were not expecting. Beijing greeted us with an overcast somewhat polluted atmosphere but after resting up for the afternoon we were forced out into the street by hunger. Although the alleys immediately adjacent to the hotel are narrow and not brightly lit, in fact reminiscent of Istanbul or Marrekesh, or indeed much of India, like those ...
... a fever or a cough please inform on of the Flight Attendants, and the flight will be met by Quarantine Officials". Bill and I both looked at each other...yeah like I was going to admit to having a cough! We deplaned and headed for immigration again when what do I spy...SARs Police!!! Fortunately the 2 km walk through the Beijing airport hadn't raised my body temp enough to sound off any alarms! PHEW!! I was mildly worried that some bells and whistles were going to go off when ...
... Square where his body is in display. It would have been kind of cool to see him but I'm also sort of glad we didn't : ). We then entered another security room to find ourselves in the FORBIDDEN CITY!! The Emperor was the only one allowed to live here and any commoners who tried to come in would be beheaded. The only people allowed in were the Emperor, his family, eunuchs, concubines and servants. There could be as many as thousands of ...
I received this email this morning:
The Embassy would like to notify you that the Beijing Embassy air monitor Air Quality Index (AQI) readings have averaged over 300 in the 24-hour period beginning at 8:00 pm on October 4, and were over 400 overnight.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommendations, AQI levels above 301 are considered hazardous. The EPA recommends that, at AQI levels above 301, everyone should avoid all ...
... Forbidden City. It's called Coal Hill because it was made from all the coal used to keep the Forbidden City warm in the winters.
Beijing is a really great city with so much more culture than Shanghai. There are rules on the building heights (can't be taller than the Forbidden City), so it has a really different feel. It was a fast first day but I got a BIG taste of the history and my tour guide was so great. She even saved me from being pushed off the bus in a wave of people.