Hotel Rose Garden Courtyard
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... walk without getting too much sunlight. It's about 700 meters long and covered in hand painted murals. You'll see a picture of windows that might seem random, but, apparently, every window and doorway (other than gates) in the palace is a different shape. Seems a bit excessive to me but, hey, it's a palace. There's really too many things to talk about at the Summer Palace. A lot of ...
... as long. It was really incredible to be going as fast as we were. I had the initial reaction one has when the driver of the car is going faster than is comfortable as a passenger out of control (Leo), but I quickly adjusted and the ride was smooth and relaxing. Arriving in Beijing was stressful. Dad and I had 5 bags, including two duffle bags, two roller bags and the golf clubs between us. ...
... fruit market and bought four apples, two bananas and two mandarins for about AUD$2.30, and I ate a full dinner in a nice restaurant for about AUD$5. Especially when I am unable to work here, it does feel good to see your money go so far.
This week's awesome China moment happened when I looked across at the gym to see a man working out next to me dressed in dress shoes, suit pants, a collared shirt and vest. Working out like a boss! Only in China...
... things of that nature. Awesome stuff. The garden of the Forbidden City was at the end of that tour, and had some beautiful scenery and formations and buildings.
The Temple of Heaven was our next stop. It was located in a park that a lot of old people come to play cards with each other, and obviously only with EACH OTHER. They would no let me play, ask Connor. Kinda rude of them. Just because I'm American doesn't mean I can't throw a bunch of random cards down in no ...
... a little bit exasperated there, but it really bothers me. Of course, I haven't been perfect. I'm guilty of not paying attention over the past few days, but I have a little bit of an excuse. I've been really unfocused and tired because of my cold, and the medicine I've been taking for it adds to that exponentially. Even still, I go to class and do my best to participate when I'm asked to and when I'm not, I'm quiet and I draw instead of carrying on conversations in the back of ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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