Hanting Express Beijing Yansha Xiaoyun Bridge
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... when I was young not to take lollies from a stranger, how could I say no to the bald Chinese taxi driver. Driving up some 4wd track in his car, he drops us off and points up some dirt track "goodbye Tang Mu".
30minutes later we arrive at the Great Wall, entering through a narrow doorway we climb out onto the overgrown top. Whipping spider webs and moving leaves aside, we trek through the shrub arriving at ...
... Silk Market. I know the place like the back of my hand now, which leads to some very efficient shopping.
After a very long day of running around in soaked clothes, I was very much looking forward to sleeping! I am so grateful to have a friend come to visit, and to meet up with more familiar faces from back home, and it makes me very excited to see the rest of my friends and family in just over a ...
... If you have wild dreams of dumplings, it’s almost worth booking a ticket to China just to come to this dumpling restaurant (don’t worry—you can always make up the ticket price by teaching English). This small, tucked away find does not disappoint. One of my friends last year, David, had it recommended to him by a Beijing friend, and a group of us went at the end of last semester. I fell in love—so much so that it’s where I’ll be eating my ...
... passport/visa, and various other ID/documentation. Because she didn't have the physical passport itself, they wouldn't let her stay because they didn't want to "get in trouble with the police". We tried pointing out that the police wouldn't come and knock on the door in the middle of the night, that there had to be some consideration for people who had their passports stolen, that they only had to show the police a copy of a passport, ...
... be bad, but not that bad. The worst part was that everytime the pitch of Rowans scream changed another baby on the plane got a fright and he too woke up screaming! A total nightmare. So we turned up here completely exhausted, fed-up and smelling of old camembert.
Thankfully our hotel is beautiful and clean and we have 2 double beds, plus 2 baby cots so plenty of room for everyone. After a ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking