Cloud Villa Resort Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
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... what seemed like, 15,693 steps later (plus or minus a few thousand) we finally arrived at the Wall. Now here is where our luck changed for the better. There were very few people on the wall and the view was clear all the way along the wall and into the far distance (apparently an unusual occurrence due to high normal levels of pollution etc. The previous day’s rain we think cleared the air and kept people away.
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... in modern history as the site of the 1989 demonstrations by students and workers revolting against corruption and for freedom of the press, remembered by the television images seen worldwide of the man standing defiantly in front of an army tank. No longer forbidden...well...sorta! Before entering the Forbidden City I dodged the countless shady tour guides offering their services and went right to the audio self guided tour booth... another tip I saw in my months ...
... people/extreme poverty/ extreme health / illness conditions, shop keepers, monks, etc.. Next order of the day was a shopping visit to the Silk Street Market- a few blocks from our Hotel- 3 floors of about 80 10x10 foot shops on each floor - with relentless, sometimes annoying salesmen/women; one floor of shoes and handbags, one floor dedicated to men's clothing and one to women's clothing- silk items and Mongolian cashmere were plentiful- bartering is expected-bought ...
... speaker had the best Beijing accent and which podcasts had foreign speakers. So with these new tracks and podcasts I am convinced my listening abilities will improve.
In addition to podcasts, I have a language partner! Her name is Lin Li, and we met last week. She took me to the rice restaurant and we talked in Chinese. She is studying International Relations and lives on campus. We have not been able to meet since then, as we were both busy each day and ...
... football team were at home in the evening so the fun was starting already, and we wandered through the crowds & the stalls, really good atmosphere & we were gutted we couldn't get tickets, plenty being sold by touts but unsure how genuine they would have been.
A big fat HUGE birthday pizza at a place called The Tube, just inside the Workers Stadium (where the footie was). You'll see the piccies below but ours was just a ...