Shichahai Sandalwood Boutique Hotel
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... get anything done! The buildings inside were incredible, but fairly poorly maintained and the gardens at the north end were terrible. It was interesting to see the forbidden city, but after the amazing things we had seen the day before, coupled with its big billing, it was a little disappointing. We went for a spot of lunch in a similar looking place to the previous day - small and full of Chinese people and again were treated to a wonderful meal for a pittance. We ...
... now realised that the Chinese government is based there and so now it makes sense as to why protesters would go there. The flag raising ceremony happens every day at sunrise, so we got there at 4:50. I couldn't believe how many people where there to watch it, must have been thousands. At 5:10 the flag went up and that was it. The forbidden city and temple of heaven were really interesting to go see and very beautiful but I think I would have appreciated it ...
... My nerves were getting out of hand so I debated stopping at Starbucks for food...but all of the prices were in yuan and I wasn't sure of the exchange rate, nor had I exchanged money. I checked if they'd take my card but I saw no visa symbol so I abandoned that method of de-stressing. Instead I chose to sit at the international arrivals here, eat some sesame candy saved from Cambodia, and wait for Kelley. My thought was that if I reasoned there must be another ...
... Peace". It wasn't too heavenly peaceful in my opinion, though. Crowds of people flocked the place and crazy Chinese locals were rushing up to Connor and me, wanting pictures with the giant man and the man with the yellow hair. You would've thought we were celebrities the way they swarmed us. Speaking of celebrities, it was only our second day in China and we had our first celebrity siting: Jackie Chan! And wouldn't you know it, he wanted a picture with us, too! He was a nice ...
... it to say that we were all happy with the results, impressed with the classiness of Governor Romney's concession speech, and of course, teared up at President Obama's acceptance speech. The kids had a great day at ISB, Sam went on her second playdate to her new friend Emma's house (thanks Linda) and we celebrated our last night together by meeting Chad in the city at The Tree, which serves up a really good cold beer and delicious pizza.
As was the case ...