Hanting Hotel Beijing Tiantan Wenquan
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... lives – we refused to pay and walked out ! Paid entrance fee and decided to head up the North section which has 8 towers – the 8th being the highest point – coming back down on the cable cars. OMG !!! Steep is not the word !!! A mixture of steps of differing depths and heights and stone pathways. There are signs everywhere advising you not to ...
... back in to get better directions from the information desk. Armed with the proper info in chinese, I found a driver who knew where he was going. All of them were more than willing to try but I had heard too many stories of shady cabbies running up fares on unsuspecting tourists. After getting ninja'ed in Japan I was determined not to become yet another statistic! ;-) The driver I chose got me there for half of what the airport staff had quoted... small victory for me! ...
I woke up with a rumble of my tummy of hunger. (I only had a little bit of food that night.) I went down stairs and cut some of the water melon to keep me going till we went and got some breakfast.
When we were all ready we went to a bakery we got some kind of sweet pie/cake thing, garlic bread, two small donuts and dumplings (the dumplings were YUCK)
We went on a subway to the summer palace it was the emperors house in ...
Started out the day finding China Construction Bank (sister
bank to BoA), then headed to our lecture hall for the first day of class. The lecture hall is in the foreign exchange building which is completely decked out---I’m sure they wanted to give a good
impression to foreigners. Mission accomplished.
The class setup is very interesting—we have several ...
I will never again complain about DC traffic! After experiencing the traffic in Beijing, even Delhi seems better. Many times the 14 lane highways seem like parking lots. Sometimes it takes hours to travel short distances. However our drive to the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, probably less than 10 miles only took about 45 minutes. The square is named for the main gate to the imperial city, Tian'anmen, which translates as Gate ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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