Shanshui Trends Hotel Beijing Shaoyaoju
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... surprised me although I am sure why really.
Having seen the Forbidden Palace in many movies and documentaries it was quite exciting to be right there. I wasn't as over-awed as I expected to be but was duly impressed. I have found this in the past visiting places I have seen often in images. I guess the element of surprise isn't there. This is not to say I didn't enjoy the visit. It was still pretty amazing.
... switched on now. I got some noodles on the way home. But I feel starving!! I am really struggling with food. I thought I'd been ok but Noel was right. It's been really hard to get anyone to take us to the wall. It's a public holiday here at the moment and most places are not interested in me and Noel just the Chinese tourists. We had one quote for £90. We have just booked through the hotel and leave tomorrow at 7am Off to bed now. Night ...
... were taken to a hutong for a rickshaw ride and visit to a typical home.
Hutongs are the few remaining old, small Beijing neighborhoods containing tiny homes surrounding a courtyard, connected by narrow alleyways. Most of them have been torn down and replaced by modern apartment houses.
This particular hutong, located alongside a scenic lake, turned out to be popular, not only for tourists, but many strolling locals as ...
... that! However, it turned out to be a false alarm. Now I learn that the entire Columbia Fire Department came for a visit yesterday morning! Either Teah’s looking to meet a big hunky guy while I’m gone, or we need a new alarm system! Hopefully I’ll just be replacing the alarm system when I get home!!!
More later. In the meantime, if you’re in the Columbia area, keep an eye on Teah and John for me. I think they need it!
... everything will be in English and people will understand English".....yeah what ever........no English words or signs and its like Hamley's on Christmas Eve and everyone wants a train ticket out of Beijing like its the end of the world. So ticket to Xian got, now lets tackle the metro..... not too bad and very efficient. Hostel found and is now a hotel with no central heating as its April so rooms are a bit chilly. Pop out of hotel to try ...