Beijing Longquanhu Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
This morning was a bit crazy. I accidentally hit the Dismiss button instead of the Snooze button on my alarm and nearly overslept!
I hurried back to my room to get ready. I heard some men coming down the hall. I thought, "Oh, yay, they're going to fix my A/C." Heh, no. One of the dorm ladies comes in my room, followed by the two men, doesn't even look at me as I stand there in my ...
... us. Another heated exchange in Mandarin shortly ensued, this time between the youth, the bogus bus company employee and three random insalubrious appearing gents frequenting the bus stop. Unable to decipher the dialogue, the general tone of the discourse was that the bus company employee was still determined to swindle us; the insalubrious men at the bus stop appeared to be in collaboration with her, and they were all upset with the Chinese youth. Presently one of the ...
... choose the side path, which is more comfortable.
DAY FOUR OF THE TRIP TO BEIJING
HOTEL KAPOK BEIJING
Hotel Kapok Beijing is a boutique hotel located near the Forbidden City. When you leave the hotel, turn left and go straight. It takes you about 10 minutes of walk to get to the East Gate of the Forbidden City. However, visitors are not allowed to get in the site through East Gate, visitors need to follow the path to ...
... to live/work in?): Y/N
- Placement Near Friends (name them and obtain signature[s]): Y/N
- Flatmate (Roommate?) If yes, specify name:
- Health Problems (so that you will be located near a hospital if serious): Y/N
There is so much to think through. I am heavily considering having the option open to live in a remote place. Why? Learning Chinese would be much quicker, I have heard stories of the community ...
We have the first of many Chinese banquets,
these are our standard fare from hereon in. A round table with a lazy
Susan and 8/10 dishes with some local variations and some difference as
to what is brought when but all very similar. The meals are fairly
westernised, small amounts of meat to vegetables in most and not
dissimilar in spiciness to a good Chinese restaurant back home.