Xi Hua Yue Tan Hotel
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... complete with music and dance. Today, the squares and parks surrounding the temples are a popular place for locals, especially the elderly, to gather and play cards, chinese chess, meditate, knit, do tai chi, among other things.
Tiananmen Square, famous for being the spot where the 1989 Tiananmen protests took place, was much bigger than I expected. It's the fourth largest city square in the world, and is bordered by the National Museum ...
... I had never met so I went and spoke to reception about it. Turns out my group is made up of one couple and three guys so I have a room all to myself for the whole of the trip - A nice little bonus! My group comprises our Chinese tour guide (Vivienne), a German couple (Marc and Janina) and three Norwegian guys (Halvor, Ludvig and Peder). There is a nice relaxed atmosphere to the group which is good as we will be travelling together for 18 days. Tuesday morning was ...
... hard work to walk on - specifically for the Mongolian horses and to trip up any of those cheeky Mongols who might have actually breached the wall.
We chose this site as it was supposed to be one of the lesser touristy sites, so whilst there was ...
... comfy. The hostel was obviously quite popular too,
with plenty of happy people around and free tea, coffee and hot water
always available. Their washing service, although we thought pricey,
was good to have and our clothes came back clean and fresh
(elimination of any possible left over bed bugs!) and they had a
postal service and posters full of information about what to do in
Beijing and how to get there yourself, as well as by a tour company
they partner with. ...
... day that I was an inch close to an accident... yet I have yet to see an accident happen anywhere. (knock on wood)
English speaking is not as widespread as I thought. I never expected everyone to speak English, but I am surprised to find that very few people actually can. I had thought since students here are require to take a test in English that most students would have basic English. I went into a few very ...