Dingsheng Garden Hotel
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Not sure for how long I've been here now. Must be around 2 months, give or take. To be honest I have no idea what to write about but thought a new blog was well overdue, so bare with me on this one.
First of all, Beijing is still fantastic. Not much has changed since I last wrote a blog but the place is just mental. There’s no point in explaining half of the stuff I see here, you wouldn’t believe most of it.
Today was mid-autumn day. ...
... the place, so I was sad we held him back but we can still say we were there. Lily actually did pretty well and just started crying as we were walking down, mostly because she was hungry. Tomorrow we go to the Forbidden City and Tianamen Square, and if Lily will let us, a Chinese history museum. It should be warmer since we're not on the top of mountain, but still we miss Nanjing and it's warm ...
... the dorm.
Right as we entered the dorm lobby, the two Stephanie were there. They had an issue and were talking to the front desk. As they were figuring it out, we met a guy named George from Europe. I was so bad that I did not know where his country was. Geography was not my best subject in school.
After that, I went back to my room to pack for Shanxi tomorrow. To let everyone know I will be gone for a week. No internet access or blogging during that time.
At breakfast we met the three other travel professionals joining us for this leg, as well as the Beijing coordinator, the renowned Benson Tang. Benson has more energy and enthusiasm at 9:00am than I have ever had in my life. His personality and presence exactly matches that of Martin Short's wedding planner character in Father of the Bride, down to the hysterical laughter. In other words, he’s the best!
A Hong Kong native, Benson is a wealth of information. He worked as ...
... of Chairman Mao before our very eyes and we were blown away with the sheer size of the site. We casually wandered around the Forbidden City, an area which was once only accessible to the Emporer and Empress as well as high ranking officials and servants, as it began to dawn on us just how much ground the place covered. With nearly 800 buildings for us to see and explore, it took the best part of the day! As we walked around in the intense heat in a place steeped in so ...