Jinjiang Inn Beijing West Railway Station
Travel Blogs from Beijing
After a brief evening thunderstorm and a windy night, we awoke to beautiful clear skies. A relaxed 10 o'clock start today, commencing with a visit to the Temple of Heaven. After that we had a rickshaw ride around the Hutong old town which included an interesting visit to a local family for green tea and a conversation about their family and it's history. We then had a two-hour wait at the airport for our flight ...
... br> I’m not complaining about the Beijing banquet. It was obviously authentic, and the diners included lots of locals, always a good sign.
One quick note about our stay at the China World hotel. It was fantastic, part of the Shangri La chain. The lobby was massive with polished marble everywhere. In the evening, a group of young women musicians played traditional Chinese instruments, although some of ...
... World Heritage object, Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, which also includes a number of other sites in Beijing area and elsewhere in China. Itwas certainly a fascinating, if not short, visit.
We then battled with Beijing traffic and finally returned home after 9 pm, making this one of the fullest and richest days in Beijing so ...
... because we were
signed up to see a Beijing Opera. We ate dinner quickly at the hotel
after changing our clothes and headed back out for the opera. On our
way to the opera, we met a woman who is from Troy and works at a
school in a western part of China. There was a gentleman sitting in
front of her was from New York and worked at the same school. At the
opera house, I took a few pictures of the inside and of the stage.
The theater was far ...
... Quizás si lo huyéramos visto antes del Templo Lama si nos hubiera parecido mas bonito. La parte mas bonita que si es diferente es un cuarto largo donde hay 4 o 5 filas de columnas de piedras a lo largo del cuarto y tienen inscripciones que creo que eran dichos del confucionismo. Al salir de ese cuarto se creo una confusión porque no estábamos seguros por donde estábamos, pero se aclaro rápido.
Luego de los templos fuimos a almorzar a un lugar ...