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... helping them. The Captain wanted to give me a bottle of wine- but first class had drunk them out!!! Morale of the story- don't fly Chinese Air if you have any pre-existing medical conditions, they have absolutely no idea on any first aid!!!!!! I still can't believe how incompetent they were in any aspect of an emergency care and management- certainly made me a little worried if there was a real issue such as the plane going down or Ebola. But they do have nice seats in business class ...
... of us. We end up being a spectacle everywhere we go. Some people try to hide it and some people blatantly take photos of us. We will be standing our our teacher listening to him talk and five other people will come up and join our group. I was getting so frustrated when we went to the Forbidden City that I started taking photos back of the people who we're taking photos of ...
... supplying Beijing.
Bags packed ready we continue to watch the view and the open escarpments change to residential areas with rows upon rows of little Chinese houses with a look of coronation street terraces to them.
Arrive in Beijing with very little fuss, but have to fight our way out of the station with literally thousands of people, absolute mayhem.
The four of us decide to walk to our hotels packs and all, there ...
... shake .... Mmmm debatable ! At 6pm we met our group leader Robert and the rest of the gang, 7 of us all together plus Robert We all went across the road to a restaurant to have our group meeting and afterwards a large assortment of Chinese dishes followed by the famous Peking duck and pancakes !!! Just don't look in the kitchen as we passed upstairs - food hygiene rating - 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Anyway we seemed to survive to ...
... this are a common occurrence, and something most travelers can identify with which is why I thought I’d write about it.
Later, Vinh did some research on whether other people have had trouble with the taxis here and it turns out that it is a very common problem. Taxi drivers in Beijing all get the same pay so no matter how much money they make or passengers they take, so there is no real incentive to do their job. I can imagine that if that was the case for me, ...