- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... and came back to the hotel for a bit of a rest, before we tackled the Ya Xiu markets - a massive area with genuine fake clothes that was incredible to see. Didn't end up buying anything really though.
Am looking forward to flying out to Korea tomorrow though as I've really had enough of China for the time ...
Today we went to the Beijing zoo. To be honest it was a little disappointing. It was great to see the pandas at play but conditions and living quarters of the animals are the greatest. There is a lot of construction happening for new enclosures so hopefully it will be better once they have been done. The day finished with the dolphin show and aquarium visit... ...
... wish I could.
The hike was strenuous for me and I was definitely the weak link of the hikers as we traversed the un-restored area of the wall. This means that there was no brick path, or even steps. It was mostly dirt and rocks which were not always firmly planted in the ground. Most of the time there were steep drop-offs on either side. The wall really could use some walls for safety ;) My fake Nike sneakers from Yashow market held up and ...
... nap but I needed this. I forced myself to get up and guzzled tons water since I think I may have also been dehydrated. I felt slightly better, so I set out to eat at a nearby hot pot restaurant recommended by the hostel manager. Hot pot is not a good idea for one person. You have to buy each item individually which becomes very expensive and it's more of a social type of meal, so I left. I then set out to find a dumpling place I found on Trip Advisor. Despite the fact that ...
... into their place. With some concern, we were being squeezed further into the back of the carriage. Now we were wondering how we would get out. I think I knew the answer as I saw two gentlemen do it while waiting at Fuchengmen. They literally charged and burst out of the wall of people. It was like they tore a hole through a dimension in time and just appeared out of the stomach of those in the front of the carriage, stumbling and laughing, I think in relief as they emerged! And ...