Xi Hua Yue Tan Hotel
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We had a wonderful first day in Beijing but we were exhausted by the time it was all said and done so we decided we would pick a restaurant nearby the hotel (our experience at breakfast had us looking outside of our hotel for options) and thanks to TripAdvisor we found a place nearby that sounded pretty good. According to Google Maps we were only about three blocks away but we realized when we started walking that our hotel was large enough that since we went ...
... could only speak Chinese and couldn't read it. A massive bowl of hot sauce turned up immediately and we had to go pick some sticks with tofu, veg, eggs and even chickens feet out the fridge ourselves. Then dip it into the hot sauce. The waitress then came over and took the sticks and pulled off the food and dumped it into the hot sauce to show us how it was done. You then used chopsticks to get it out. Noel struggled! I tried tofu but ...
... height, or scale the wall down. Either option was completely implausible so we had no choice but to turn around and head the other direction. Luckily on our way back Kelly found this path that apparently led down to an east parking lot. However, we were a little skeptical because the path looked like it led straight into the thick of the forest, a place we were all to eager to get out of earlier that day.
As we were debating whether or not to actually go ...
... for Kyoto-Yodobashi?). Because of the delay we had to spend the night in Seoul, we stayed in luxury at the 5 star airport hotel....haven't slept so well in a few weeks :). First thing in the morning we finally boarded our flight to Beijing. Beijing has 20+ million people....and they were all on the subway when we arrived. We smashed in and were shoved into place for our ride to the hostel...it was a long 30min. We arrived at our hostel...which was fine, but a ...
... days events. The Pearl market in particular really takes it out of you with all the yelling and crowds.
The Great Wall at Mutianyu
We were originally thinking of going to the great wall ourselves, however the hostel had an attractive offer including breakfast, lunch and the ride to and from the great wall at a decent price. This also had the benifit of going with a couple of other people from our hostel.
In the morning ...