Floral Palace Hot Spring Hotel
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... night on a flight back to Vietnam where we was to meet Emma's parents flying via Kuala Lumpa in Malaysia. We was flying Malaysian airlines and the same route as flight MH370 that went missing. I think a few people was maybe weary of flying with Malaysian airlines still as we pretty much had a whole plane to our self! Luckily we made it with out disappearing and it was actually a really good flight and Malaysian airlines are really good... So long as they don't lose ...
... I am vegetarian' so I would be able to order without problems from now on. Well the first problem is that it' is spelt, 'Su Shi', and if you don't get the tone right your gonna get fish on your plate.
That day we took the metro to Summer Palace, joined by Lei and Alvaro. This palace is surrounded by vast gardens and lakes, which were places the royal families enjoyed escaping too away from the bustling city. It has now been lovingly restored for tourists to ...
On our first night, I went to bed around 9pm, after we unpacked. But we are all jet-lagged and we woke up at 2:30am!
We got ready to go eat breakfast at 5:15. We are going to the nearby McDonald's since my Mom works for them. After, we are done we will wait for tour guide to come and pick us up. She will drive us to the Great Wall of China which is 5,000km long! After we visit that we will go to the Summer Palace. It was construted in 1750 ...
... Andrew saw a bunch of people eating out of white plastic containers containing rice, shelf-stable meat and sauce which was suspended over a water bath that was heated with magnesium. The lid clamps on, and the water below the rice dish heats to a rolling boil, causing the rice and meat and sauce to steam and get *really* hot. O_o Bizarre...must try! It was actually okay...if a little off-putting if you thought about it too much. (Which, in general, ...
... I was a little concerned early on, having heard much about the variety of massage in China...and the question at the beginning was "How do you want to feel after?" To which I responded, "Uh, relaxed...reenergized.")
Then sauna and relaxation room, and when Haleigh arrived, a quick swim and steam. Then capped it off with a nice dinner a block from the hotel. The specialty was duck, but I just couldn't go there when I saw they carved the duck in front of the table ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility