Hotspring Holiday Inn Beijing Moon River
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... long as I didn't look at it. 24 hours later and no dramas with the tummy so must have been fine. However I rest my case. Do not eat at western restaurants in China, you pay way too much for the food and it does not compare to home. Ok my standards and good intentions have not managed to survive my children's pleas. It is much harder to stick to your ideals when your children are hungry and the big Golden Arches ...
Well, I am finishing this in Chicago. I wrote the first draft in Beijing! There are two Summer Palaces in the northwest of Beijing, the original one built by the emperor Kangxi in the early 18th century, and the one built by the emperor Quianlong on a site that has had summer pavilions since the 11th century. The one built by Kangxi was actually burnt to the ground in 1860 by the British and French troops during the Opium wars. Our guidebook said that it ...
... conversing out the front of their enclosure with a lot of old people mingling.
Our search for the Cu Ju Bar in another Hutong was unsuccessful so we headed towards our Hotel. We must have walked another 4-5klms to try and find the Bar and on return to Hotel checked the internet again to realise we were only a couple of blocks. Anyway I could see Sue was over this walking idea for the day so I hailed a Cab and he took off towards our Hotel, driving approx. 3klms before coming ...
We hiked on the Great Wall for about 7km from Jinshanling to Simatai, passing through 22 towers. It was impressive! The first part was reconstructed, while the last part was in its original condition...much harder to hike, but much more fascinating and less crowded! We were lucky with the weather, sunny, warm and not misty! Absolutely ...
... is Spain's First Deputy Prime Minister. It was crazy just how fast they cleared area for her arrival.
Next, we traveled to the Pearl Market. This is much smaller than the Silk Market I went to on Wednesday. I was prepared this time. I knew what I was in for! I made several purchases here. I found McDonald's and decided to eat lunch. Wow, it tasted just like it does in the U.S! I bought a medium combo ( a small size in US) for 15 ...
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