Home Inn (Beijing Anhuaqiao)
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... flight departure. Completely away from the usual chaos of a busy international airport.
Our flights to Chengdu and then to Beijing were uneventful. Flying to and from Chengdu is a treat as you either fly over or alongside the Himalayas. Beautiful flight. For those on the left side of the plane, they were treated to a beautiful view of Everest. (We were on the other side. :-( )
Once we ...
... so I wasn't able to ask for any more directions. We loaded up and started walking, passing extremely dirty cars that looked like they hadn't moved in days (actually caused by the Beijing smog) and families congregating out on streets. The best part was the white fluffy dog that had yhe most comical thick eyebrows perfectly drawn on its face- animal cruelty for sure! I have also been witness to dogs wearing booties, just not cool! The hostel was really great and everyone spoke very ...
Despite not having my Chinese speaking exam til nine-fifteen, I opened my eyes at seven am. I just lay in bed and listened to music. When my alarm went off, I finally got out of bed.
So thought that I would actually look at what I would say for my test, but I didn't. I could not care less. Instead of eating breakfast like I should, I got coffee before walking over to my classroom.
When I arrived, I talked with Shari, Jean and others in the hallway. I was ...
... getting very scared and very worried about how many other "friends" might start popping up out of their houses. I later tried telling Bret not to be upset because it was just money and that we were both safe and unharmed and that's all that mattered. I ate my own words when Bret threw them back at me not even 30 minutes later when I said I was upset that I was now poor.
After the whole ordeal, we did go ahead to see the Forbidden City but I'll be honest, ...
... way and was still pursuing Dan, saying “You still need tea-towel, you buy now?” clearly the idea of tipping is yet to make it to China. She finally gave up as we moved away from her natural hunting habitat of the wall, and walked the half an hour route back, with cramping calf muscles and shaking thighs. Just above the visitors centre there was a very nice viewing pagoda where we stopped to finish the last of our water and have a photo. As we sat there drenched ...