Cloud Villa Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... Bush, Hellmut Kohl and lots of heads of state have visited here. There are many sections to this place, including rooms where you can view live opera whilst drinking your tea. We limited ourselves to having a look around the tea shop where we picked up some teas for home, and then onto one of the tearooms for a cuppa. This involves renting your own room in a garden type setting indoors - calming music, birds tweeting, and ...
... The 3 hour drive back felt like 30 minutes due to an interesting conversation that Andy and I had with the graduate students from Canada about their studies in Shanghai. Although the ride back seemed short, it was not lacking in thrill as the driver drove on the wrong side of the road half the time. He also took a couple of red lights and almost crashed into other cars on a couple of occasions.
When we returned, the entire group for the exception of Mike decided to ...
... kommen immer irgendwoher irgendwelche rollenden Verkehrsteilnehmer, die ihren Strassendarwinismus ausnahmslos ausleben. Der stetig erhöhte Adrenalinpegel schärft die Sinne und erleichtert dem schutzlosen Fussgänger das Überleben. Einzig als Rollstuhlfahrer ist man noch schlechter dran, denn auch als gehbehinderter Mensch geniesst man mitnichten einen Sonderstatus. Die ausnahmslose Konsequenz dieser Verhaltensweise hat ...
... theatre acrobats
I got tickets through an agency in advance, at a bargain rate of 110rmb per ticket for the second price seats after a bit of gentle negotiating. We went to the 5.15 show, and it wasn't anywhere near full, so you could certainly get tickets on the night, but might not be able to negotiate such a good deal.
The acrobat show was amazing - a female balerina dancing en-pointe on a mans shoulder - 11 women on ...
April 8 Day 55
It is quite cool and windy but the sun is shining even though it is foggy on the horizon.
We are heading in a westerly direction through the Yellow Sea (gets its name from the sand particles from the Gobi Desert sand storms that turn the surface of the water yellow).
We had another time change early this morning and turned the clocks back one hour.
We docked about 7:30am at the Port of Tuanjin ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility