Lejia Express Hotel Beijing Tiantan Nanmen
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... since we split it. I guided Natasha to where Ricci was. It was her first time in Wudaokou.
Wudaokou is an area that I enjoy seeing because it is full of energy. It is basically the student area since Tsinghua and Beijing University are located there. I never get tired of it.
Once we arrived at Ricci Cafe, I ordered the beef ding dang panini and the cookies and cream frap. I should have ordered something more interesting, but I was craving something American. ...
After a much needed nap, it was time to go meet the rest of our tour group and learn more about what's in store in the DPRK. Luckily, we had a female taxi driver so no chance of being ripped off with the fare we thought, which is quite common here apparently. However, we discovered later on in the evening that she brought us on the scenic tour to the Koryo office...cowboys and cowgirls galore in Beijing!
... bit of our pleasure in what we experienced here. This first series of pictures is an overview of the following chapters of our trip, and you will find each of these pictures as highlights in each of the flowing entries.
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... is Altar of Heaven) was built during the reign of the Yongle Emperor from 1406 to 1420. The Yongle Emperor, Zhu Di, was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty, reigning from 1402 to 1424; he named his era 'Yongle’ or the time of Perpetual Happiness. The complex of holy buildings was visited by emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties for annual prayer ceremonies to heaven for good harvests.
The Temple of Heaven park houses loads of beautiful ...
... br> As if this day was not jam packed, we headed BACK to BLCU to listen to a presentation by some members of the BLCU staff who are currently working on Chinese language teaching materials. They presented their project and our job was to give them feed back on their materials from an American view point - what American teachers would like to see and how they could use it in their classrooms. Luckily, this only took about a half hour and we were on our ...
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