Guomen Business Hotel
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... many internet sites are banned by the communist government and all are subject to approval (as are TV programmes). Google, Facebook and Twitter are the most obvious banned sites. The reasons being to control content and to block competitive business as they launch their own versions of Facebook and search engines etc. Luckily I was armed with my World Fact Book app and was in two minds whether I was surprised when I discovered that for a country only slightly smaller than the ...
... working his audience though sadly at question time no one had the hutzpah to ask how he had lost half of one ear. A gambling fight I suspect. All in all it was most interesting even knowing it was probably not an entirely typical family. Monday 6th Roz and I had planned to go to the Summer Palace and then changed our minds and set off for some Hutongs only to find ourselves captivated by wandering around in Hutongs near the hotel. This indecisiveness turned ...
Since it had been such a long night, everyone had decided to sleep in pretty late (like 11:30), but we were woken up by Mah pounding on our doors telling us we were going to miss the best shopping if we waited any longer, so we got ready in about 10 minutes. Everyone seemed pretty irritated with everyone, but we made our way to the Pearl Market, where electronics, scarves, watches, shoes, handbags, and pearls are sold. We just did a quick look around for about 15 ...
... a morning dip. The yellow "rubber duck" can also be found in the Summer palace at the moment (was on Darling Harbour, Sydney earlier this year) somewhat spoiling the view but the Chinese seemed totally crazy about it, taking more pictures of that rather than the actual monument in front of them. Anyway it made for some fun pictures. After spending a little over 4 hours (which flew by) we decided to return to the hotel and have some dinner and call it a day.
... soup in a barrel, fried green beans, cumin mutton and any of the dry pots (a way to specially prepare vegetables). The mantou (fried bread dipped in a sweet frosting) and their pumpkin cakes are also very good. There are many restaurants in Beijing that are styled similarly: the menu is more like a giant, thin book with common dishes such as meats, soups, vegetables, rice, and different kinds of bread and cakes—things such as the mantou and pumpkin cakes can be found all ...