Home Inn (Beijing Anhuaqiao)
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... a backpack was a bit trying for some other passengers. 1st Class on China railways is a step up and the en suite is a blessing. Luck always follows us. Avoiding the taxis we took a bus, someone on the bus spoke English and told us which stop to get off. Being lost we strode off into the backstreets and while asking some traders for directions, a girl came by and said, "I work at that hotel", and took us there. Welcome to Xian... Your room is a large suite. No less than we ...
... up from her nap. Then, we walked to Subway for her to buy food.
We had to dash to our meeting with our program. The directors came in with pizza. They had us to fill out surveys. we literally waited for a while after filling out the papers. Olivia jumped up and screamed to get the pizza. We all ran up and I grabbed some fast. I was so hungry since I did not a proper meal today.
Once the meeting was done, I returned to my room.
... and uninteresting! Instead, I went with my language partner (Fangfang) to the Zoo Market.
The Zoo Market is a huge market (located by Beijing Zoo) that apparently supplies product to other markets in Beijing, so it has more selection and for cheaper prices than the other markets. I did enjoy the market, I liked having so much choice and these shop owners were not too aggressive... for the most part.
I told Fangfang I wanted to look at ...
... about the Badaling section, but building of the Wall started around 200BC by the first Qin Emperor that united China (yes, the same guy that created the Terracotta Warriors - busy man). It was built as protection against invasion from the northern tribes. The Badaling section was either built or rebuilt during the Ming dynasty (around the 14th century) and has since been completely restored last century. There were towers built on the wall every so often ...
... it. And the restaurant was amazing. The real part of the restaurant was outside and had lots of birds (in cages) hung on trees. I don't remember the name of the birds, but they could talk to you! I would say Ni hao, and they said it write back to me in a very funny voice. But we ate in a special secluded house that I found out use to house very important people a long time ago. The house was beautiful with lots of old furniture draped with gold and red. And the dinner was ...