Flowering House Courtyard Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... and we both agreed that they probably just took the flowers straight back out to the vendors to sell them again later. That's tourism business in China.
On Tiananmen Square we walked around for a bit, and got approached by some guy who was overly friendly. He clearly wanted to have a chat with us. We had been warned several times about really friendly people who strike up casual conversations with tourists, and later inviting them to a tea house, only to have ...
... again soon! Eventually we made it to the Great Wall, unimpressed that we had to buy another ticket for the cable car up to the top, but excited to finally explore the wall! We spent an hour and a half climbing up and down some pretty steep steps, almost gave up but eventually did make it to the top section for some great views. Our guide had said it usually takes about 10 minutes to walk to the end of our section of the wall, but in Lucy's famous words '10 minutes ...
... what are you doing tomorrow?!
LOVE YOU ALL!
don't worry about us. we're having the most amazing time. and we don't want to leave, but we're excited and ready to come home.
That's the general concencus (sp) I got today from talking to people.
We miss you all but hang in there for 3 more days because we have so much adventure ahead of us
Love from China!
who, ps. , is going to sleep.
... me with my bags, gave me a handshake, and told me to follow him (in Chinese -- he didn't speak much English). We walked down an alleyway until we got to a small courtyard hemmed in by apartment buildings, all roughly five stories high. He slapped the Chinese symbols near his door. "Shi liu," he told me. Sixteen.
We walked up the stairs to his apartment, and as soon as I got in the door an exotic smell hit my nose, coming from the kitchen. The setup was small, ...
As the capital of China and one of its most famous cities, Beijing is nothing like I expected. I envisioned the skyscrapers of Hong Kong and Shanghai mixed with the pollution and haziness of Wuhan. However, Beijing is more of a sprawling historical city with few tall buildings and surprising blue skies (at least during my short stay). Unfortunately it also seems to be a city built for tourists, with newly constructed traditional-looking streets and shops, possibly ...