Piao Home Inn Beijing Dinghui Bridge
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... this with a visit to the Red Theatre to enjoy the excitement of
"Chun Yi: Legends of Kung Fu". Dramatic sets, a trillion costumes,
dazzling martial arts, a storyline of persistence and dedication, intricate
dance and choreography, aerial silk acrobatics, jumping, tumbling, music, mist
and bubbles....with a clever use of projected sub titles....just about sums it
up. Worth seeing and glad it was added to our "experience" list.
For all ...
... What an amazing day. Around every new turn that is what I said. I sounded like a record player with a scratch constantly repeating. Joe the tour guide arrived at 8am and we loaded ourselves into the minivan for our 2 hour drive to the wall. Joe talked all the way about the age and the dynasty's responsible for the Great Wall. His English was exceptional and we had no trouble whatsoever in understanding him. He had a nice nature and the kids took to him straight away. ...
Before I came to China I had many people tell me how good the food is there. I didn't really understand what this meant. Was it Bhima's Warung-good? What sort of Canadian food could I compare it to?
Well, the food here is generally just good. I can't even explain it, even the Chinese food prepared by Chinese people in the University Plaza doesn't compare (for some reason). It isn't the same as Bhima's either, as the dishes here aren't ...
... bracelet, while some poor guy in our group paid full price. We also had a set lunch here, pretty delicious and good conversation with our tour mates.
Now it was time for the Great Wall: Badaling style! Chairman Mao visited here, which is why it’s so popular, maybe? It’s also part of the most restored, so it’s easy (ha!) to walk around on. I wish we had gotten to go to a less populated part of the wall, but I’m still so lucky that ...
... me to the post office and we jumped on his mate's electric scooter which he drove like a madman the wrong way down major traffic filled boulevards and pedestrian packed walkways - but he had the horn which was practically permanently on. An experience in itself.
Back at the hotel, I had arranged to meet Iris, a work colleague who runs our recently opened Beijing office. It was great to meet her, especially getting to meet a local - she gave some ...