Beijing Tang House Beijing Nanluogu Alley
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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... Only yellow and only chrysanthemums. You are obviously not allowed to bring in your own flowers from outside. There were thousands of them and a girl gathering them up in great armfuls. The cynic in me suspected she was going to take them back outside to be resold.
Finally we were in the chamber where Mao lies in state, dressed smartly in a suit and draped with a Chinese flag. All that was visible was his face, which was shiny and waxlike ...
... of the highlights included a preview to Xian with 2 terracotta soldiers. A funeral shroud made of 'chainmail jade' and some Oracle bones from 1400 BC which are the original source of modern chinese writing.
After the ancient history section we went to the Museum of the Chinese Revolution which made no bones about how China has been slighted by foreign invaders, principally ...
... too. The receptionist then gave me the most horribly patronising smile I have ever experienced. My guy then told me that they didn't take foreigners, and we were back to calling up hostels to see if they had space. Except this time we were outside in the cold.
My guy bought me a coke and I got to watch some One Piece that the shop owner had on whilst my guy found somewhere else. We flagged down another taxi who dropped us off, supposedly somewhere near the hostel. ...
... own country. (Well this spot is beautiful) So glad we got to see this magical place. After hours of wondering around we then had to get back to the hotel. This is where is got interesting. Plenty of interest from the dodgy taxis with no meters but we could not find a real taxi. Finally we flagged one down and he refused to take us. Like blind and exhausted sheep we followed Mike up the road with no luck and heading away from the entrance ...
... to get their pictures taken with us! We literally felt like celebrities because at one point there was a crowd of people filming and taking pictures of us. We decided that they either thought we were celebrities from America, thought we were just pretty and different, or they were just fascinated by American's; especially Rachel because she is black and everyone was amazed by her hair for ...