7 Days Inn (Beijing Tian'Anmen)
TripAdvisor Reviews 7 Days Inn (Beijing Tian'Anmen)
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... and parks quite basic ( big and, apart from the Temple of Heaven Park, with a lake with paddle boats!!!), but its nice to actually see what things like Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City are really like. Beijing is a very crowded city as you probably already know. People everywhere, cars everywhere ( even though you cannot drive your car every day there are still a lot), delivery bikes everywhere, electric bikes, and of course the 100 year old Chinese push bike. ...
... Everyone appeared to like the food, but I was really only paying attention to my own enjoyment of the food.
The best part of the night was just being around people that I loved. We were joking around, listening to Christmas songs, and eating until we couldn't move. Vesliana got her Polaroid camera out and we took silly selfies and waited for them to develop. My one made my skin appear so white that I was convinced for the ...
... or fly kites.
The tour finished there for the day but we went with Gerlinde and Jerome to golden street, a pedestrian market near our hotel. Jerome helped us bargain for some cheap souvenirs and we took pictures of fried scorpion and other sketchy looking streetfood.
We then returned to our hotel for some jasmine tea before jetlag defeats us.
Wish I could post photos but you'll have to wait!
Tomorrow is the great wall and a roast duck dinner. ...
... the surface. With Xing as my guide, the layers were peeled away as he explained the purpose of each building as we progressed deeper into the city. I marveled at the 300 year old trees in the imperial garden, the
Beauty of the buildings and the history behind it all.
Almost 2 hours later and it was back into the car for a quick tour of the silk museum
I stopped writing when my ...
... we decided to ride the bike Chinese style, with one person biking and the other balancing on the bike using the same position one uses to ride sidesaddle. Let me tell you, it is not as easy as everyone here in China makes it look. Solomon pedaled and I sat on the back, one hand on Solomon's shoulder and the other on his backpack for balance. We served left and right, trying to balance. We made it about halfway to the bus stop and then decided that was far enough for ...