Super 8 Beijing You'Anmen High-Speed Rail Station
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Stephanie and I did some exploring today. Stephanie shcessfully navigated us around Beijing using the metro system. It was amazing to be crammed into a metal box with hundreds of Chinese people! I can't believe I didn't spontaneously contract hepatitis.
We went to the Temple of Heaven where the emperors would pray and where they would request a good harvest. It is ...
Day 2 is adjustment day. We all fell asleep shortly after arriving at the hotel at 7pm Saturday. We all also subsequently woke up at 1am Sunday and could not fall back asleep. We talked and played games until 6:30am when the breakfast buffet opened. Lots of traditional Chinese items, some delicious fruit and thank goodness too for some good old fashioned Western bacon! Then we went back to the room and took a nap.
After nap we had hoped to go to ...
... lesson I just walked around the local area asking my way to different places (only to then occasionally ignore their instructions, as I realised I didn't actually need to go that way). The most encouraging things are probably that I'm now able to use, and listen to, probably about a hundred words directly in Chinese, i.e. without translating back to English first, and that I've also completely forgotten any French that I once knew! Like almost entirely - I was ...
Another late start and after eating next to nothing the day before we decided to try catch a cab to a KFC we had seen by a shopping complex during our taxi ride back from zoo the day before. Again communicating with the taxi driver was interesting and despite translating 'shopping centre' into Chinese on our phone they did not understand. We eventually got to a KFC - just not the one we had in mind! Although even KFC turned out not ...
... would still be there if we had tried to do more than a circuit of the lake.
We have spent our last week in China (as well as the other seven) eating extremely well. On Tuesday we went to a Peking Duck restaurant. It was in a weird area of town, along a very busy highway, on the bottom floor of a shopping mall that was under development, but the restaurant was very good. We had a set meal which comprised pressed duck liver, crunchy green ...