Flowering House Courtyard Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... line-height: normal;">That evening we went on a night walking tour with a guide. The first challenge was getting to the meeting point to meet our guide Michael. Both the offline maps I had directed us to the wrong place and I did not have a SIM card to look at things on the move. This really frustrated me as after having been away for 6 months I know how easy it is to get lost with no way of checking a map and yet I still did not take the time to get a sim. Fortunately, as we ...
... were able to get on the bus, it was actually quite entertaining just realizing how many people can be on the bus. For many of us, including me, we just balanced on each other if we couldn't hold find a pole to hold on to. Since we were descending from a mountain, there were times where many of us just fell on each other. In a way though, it was a weird flow of leaning on each other maintaining balance for awhile, leaning the other way until we arrived at the subway ...
... where a man and his wife live. The man is an amazing and locally famous painter. We got to see his paintings and some of us got to buy them.
After that we went to Wangfujing Walking Street which some kids thought was like Bourke St Mall. I thought it look like it too. Ice cream was the main thing people bought.
We got to experience a tea ceremony just before dinner. The ...
... are a series of tunnels. Good thing if you ask me... The road to cross is 12 lanes wide.
On arrival in the tunnel the security is as good as the airport. Hand bags searched and ex-rayed. Brisk body pat down.
SO now my day can begin.
Forbidden city is across the road from the square. I had no idea how large the Forbidden City Is. Built in 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 buildings and covers 720,000 m2. This may explain why my feet and legs ...
... a few Italian, American and Russian members too. I am the only Australian, which was a little unexpected. For some reason I thought that this uni would have millions of us wandering around, but I seem to be one of the very few.
The medical tests were well organised, with most new students having to undergo tests to extend our month-long visas to year-long visas. I had already had extensive medical tests back home to even get ...