B&B Inn (Beijing Baishiqiao)
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... the Great Gatsby. Watching that movie made me want to smack the character Daisy. She was such an idiot because she was basically a careless child. In different situations, she could not think for her self. Instead, she panicked about things, did something reckless, and expected some guy to save her. As for Gatsby, that guy was to obsessed with Daisy and I would never want that kind of love.
When we were done with the movie, I went back to my room to go to bed. ...
... on and crossed the road to the Forbidden City, which is essentially where the Ming and Qing Dynasties lived and discussed their politics. The "City" is a huge complex of remarkably well kept temples and palaces, each with a different purpose and history. Despite there being so many different buildings, they all looked amazing but very similar, hence why there is only one picture. It continued to chuck it down but we strived through the rest of the city and ...
... me see if I can think of a suitable name, that's right, Next to The Tree!!! We met the boys in the pub too for a couple.
Friday night was the bi-weekly InterNations party at the hotel that we stayed at when Andy won on the bowling, in one of the bars. It was 'crazy Sombrero night' which basically meant you had to wear some sort of hat. About 30% wore hats, some more crazy than others!! I went for a suble little fascinator style hat perched on top of my head, bargained for at ...
... styles & explaining just this, also students must be 'scared' of the teacher so that they are respected, Confucious' fault apparantley.....! Also got talking to a guy last night who works with Chinese students to prepare them to go onto Uni in other countries, mainly America & to be ready for the teaching style, which I can quite understand now.
Plans changed a little last night, Ray decided to come ...
... a quick picture of it as we drove past. It is enormous and connects Beijing with the rest of the country. It is always busy – especially around Chinese National Holiday when the wait to get into the building in order to buy a ticket can be 2 to 3 days. I don’t have any false notion that the line is neat, orderly , or clean after attempting to use the bathroom at the Forbidden City at the end of ...
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