Shanshui Trends Hotel Beijing Shaoyaoju
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... to the top. We took the lift, but going down you have a third option: toboggan! I don't have a video but it reminded me of go carts and the movie Cool Runnings combined. And even though there is a recording and several people saying over and over " No Stopping. No pictures" while you are riding down I took pictures. They also told David, Mitchell, and I to slow down the faster we went the more fun it was, so when there weren't slow pokes holdings us back ...
... us. WTF? In the end, we did get a driver to agree and we ultimately arrived. In so doing, we drove right between The Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. We've never seen so many people in one place ( remember today is that Chinese National Holiday and we are in a city of 20 million people). The square is the biggest In the world and has housed a million parading soldiers.
Our Hostel (Leo's) ...
... they really take on target earnings here seriously? I contemplated taking menu waitress with us on our Great Leap forward out of the window.
Sadly my attention was then diverted by a delicious, juicy duck.
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DAY 18: Thursday 23 May 2013
Following breakfast a full day of touring.
First Stop - Tiananamen Square, located at the center of Beijing City, where we saw the Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People's Heroes, Great Hall of the People, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall.
The granite Monument to the People's Heroes is just at the center of the square. Built in 1952, it is the largest monument in China's history. ' The People's Heroes ...
... in Chinese more closely than anything else in your possession. Last night I gave the card to the taxi driver, and I don't think he could read !! Fortunately outside the taxi I heard a European man speaking Chinese to some Chinese colleagues. Between them they sorted the driver out, and in fact the European man actually took the taxi with me as it was on his way home. I learnt he was the Beijing head of the Alliance Francaise. Thank you, Sir. It just shows how one of the ...