Metropolis Inn Beijing Workers Stadium
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... wanted to end this edition of the blog with a large “Welcome to Beijing” sign but unlike in Europe the Chinese seemed to be taking the “No airport photography” policy seriously, which is a shame as Chinese police/army (how do you tell them apart?) are ridiculously photogenic in massive green badge laden coats and weaponry that most Sub-Saharan African countries would kill for.
Looks like the pollution index is 240 today said the random American on the crowded subway. White faces are far and few between here so it not unusual to have random expats strike up conversations in English when coming across each other or visitors like us in public places.
He started this one with a "Where are you guys from?" but considering that Indira and I were sandwiched against each other face first and he was squeezed in about two people behind ...
... breakfast we took a bus to the Temple of Heaven or in Chinese Tiantan. The architecture and design here was so gorgeous. I learned that every year the buildings are repainted to keep the authenticity of the buildings. It was a place where people used to come to see the emperor.
After that we traveld to the famous Tianamen Square. Being in James Madison and studying about the cultural revolution, it was so surreal to be ...
... is famous for having a street full both sides with traditionally decorated restaurants. We found a quiet little spot and managed to order rice, chicken and more rice! That's what happens when you can’t understand your waitress. We also had to ask for a plate and chopsticks. However bad the service the food was really good and she even showed us how to eat our food as we were there timidly eating around the fried egg in the middle of the bowl but no, ...
... s very noticeable. You can see a grey haze in front of buildings that are less than 100m away. We like it here though. It has a real big city feel. We visited the forbidden city (which is HUGE) and tiannamen square which has a huge picture of chubby-limb Mao (as Yaz likes to call him) looking over it. We were sure we were followed by some undercover officer but can't be certain. Of course, like most days, we had to find Yaz her daily fix of milk tea before she ...