Super 8 (Beijing Xueyuan Road)
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... Batong Palace which for me was so exotic and I would have loved to stay there. We decided to stroll around the streets to hunt for a "not so Chinese restaurant" and guess what, we ended up in Pizza Hut because of Sargam. I was hating myself for eating such fatty food but I gulped it in real quick.
Finally we met our mother (as Benson would say it), BCD Travel China. It was not just our TMC, but the first TMC we met ...
... it over here, but Beijing is a little scary because there are so many people, and I don't really like the city.
Every day is an adventure, and I can't wait to see what happens tomorrow.
Thursday, September 18
Super long day! I didn't sleep well last night. I went to sleep a little past 12:30, and woke up every 45 minutes to an hour. At 4 am I woke up and couldn't go back to sleep. I just laid there for 2 hours. I wanted to read on my nook, ...
... emptying (and they have bins for recycled and non recycled items) and to brush the paths and areas inside temples etc to keep them spotless. I have not seen any graffiti, no visible vandalism and people do not litter!! All of the gardened areas are kept so immaculate that people sleep in some of them!
The Temple of Heaven is exquisite and once again words can never do any of it justice. We spent most of our time walking around soaking up the ...
... a sound, but not always.
After the lesson, I went with a group of people to the phone store. A girl named Becca needed a new phone.
When we were done at the store, I went to a on campus store, where I ran into Eileen. I brought flip-flops, fruit roll-ups, and yogurt in a milk cart.
Eileen and I walked back to the dorm. Now, I am watching the Avengers with a group of people in the lounge.
... treasures and goodies he's buried with! We then went to a Jade factory which was also interesting. Jade is the signature stone of China and for the 2008 Olympics, all of the Gold medals were backed with Jade worth as much as the actual Gold itself. Obviously nobody ever sees the back, but it's a nice idea I suppose. Then we went to the Wall. I chose to visit the Badaling section, which is more touristy and restored than some parts and is the highest point. ...