Travel Blogs from Beijing
... street (very handy for those with an urge and not too fussed by grime).
In the evening I met up with the tour leaders Marina, Kristina and Kristen and gathered many insights into the intricacies of running the tour.
The next morning I took the very efficient subway (second largest in the world after Shanghai) out to the Summer Palace in the foothills north of Beijing. The original Palace structures were burnt down 1860 by Anglo-French troops in their attempts ...
It's been a week and a bit. A couple holidays have come and gone. First it was my second teachers day. I got a blue sparkle rose, red rose and carnation as well as candles ... Nice to feel wanted. It is also moon festival , or mid autumn festival that's the one with the rabbit. We are going camping, so I needed to buy a sleeping bag. It took two hours but I finally made it to ...
... square. His strong younger view on the massacre (which he didn’t hesitate to express), I’m sure differs to the old guard version. At 30, I guess he can well relate, to those who participated in the event. It’s a fine line, the old and the new age. Younger folk want to move forward, while very respectful of their parents, etc. During our walk around the largest ...
... three of us and Steven went back this past weekend, and both times we have received coupons, so chances are we will be going back pretty soon.
Cocktail Party with Beida's Students' International Communication Association
After the Silk Market it was back on the subway. I had received an email from CSI that a student group at Beida, called Student's International Communication Association (SICA), was hosting a cocktail party as a mixer for ...
... fairly casual dress, so he needed some more trousers as had brought mainly suits.
The hem had come down on one of my dresses & a pair of trousers (despite sewing them the other day, yes I'm rubbish & make a rubbish wife).
All sorted, it will all be ready tomorrow, grand total of 50 kuai = £5, bargain. Got my shoes re-heeled next door 20 kuai = £2. Bargain.
Home now relaxing, ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking