Starway Hotel Jing Shui Hotel
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... sleeping and reading. Seats were even quite commodities (helps being 4'11"!)
Getting through immigration in Beijing took awhile - must have been 500 people in line with no apparent movement. All of a sudden they began rearranging us, the line started moving and in the end it took maybe an hour. We ended up in the section for Chinese nationals. I suspect the officer who put me through spoke little or no English because she frowned at my forms, started to ...
... us the entire trip and that she was waiting for five others who were on our flight.
After the others were met by Jo, we all exchanged greetings and were on a small bus to Traders Hotel. The bus ride was about 30 minutes. The hotel is located in the CBD across the street from Beijing's tallest building. The trees were all strung with purple lights which gave it a festive feel. The city is very clean and ...
... with our food and the guy in the stand photobombed it. I died, it’s hilarious!
So Tony and I headed back to the market, and it was just us two because we couldn’t find anyone else and we roamed the gazillions of aisles for about an hour. If you want anything.. you should probably post and let me know (ladies.. wait until the pearl market J).
When an hour and a half was up, we all got lunch together. My God, if you think Taxi’s are bad in the ...
... are awesome! (Mostly because you speak Mandarin so you are useful to me. I’m kidding, you know I love you! There is nobody else I’d rather die on the Great Wall with hahahah).
One morning while waiting for our breakfast of mediocre cold noodles and dumplings, we decided to visit the Great Wall together ...
... at the echo wall. I'm not sure if it worked, I yelled at the wall, but just felt silly. Maybe it's a trap for gullible tourists! I also walked around the impeccably named Palace of Abstinence, Divine Music Administration, Double Rings Longevity Pavilion and Imperial Walkway Bridge.
It has been a fun week, but very, very busy. Looking back, I have no idea how I fit so much in. I look forward to more sightseeing, studying and snow (wishful thinking) this ...