Hotspring Holiday Inn Beijing Moon River
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... river looks beautiful but things are out of context and everything is a shell, there is little furniture and it needs a lot of TLC. The city consists of 9000 rooms and is spread over 250 acres. It was originally built on the 15th century.
Unfortunately the people are really rude and we get pushed around the city even though we stick to the outside sections. We go into a room of clocks that have been collected and a lot of them are made in London. ...
... into the hall, Caroline and I separated and and stood at the side. I expected that it would be a while and then we could go off but then, tragedy. This old man came on stage and started talking very slowly and I had to suffer in a long-sleeved double layer tuxedo and at the end I was sweating and scratching and I wish I could pound that guy ...
... deals AND this is where you can get ripped off. The pearl market is 5 floors. Each floor has different items
for sale...clothes, jewelry, electronics, bags, etc. aka LOTS of counterfeit goods. There
were “Beats” headphones everywhere in the electronics section. This place had pretty much everything. Some stuff could be real (possibly old inventory or defective in some sort), ...
... It was great to see it from the train out in the sticks as there was no one around and the wall very evidently crumbling and had not been restored in any way as it had been in Badaling.
The scenery changed and for the next few hours there were huge expanses of green hills and trees in-between very communist looking towns with rows of identical looking houses and flats. The afternoon was spent chatting to other tourists on the train, ...
... to see a phone pointed at me.
Dinner took place in another local cafe down the street from the hotel, this time it was an indoor 'hot pot' dinner in which we were given a table with a boiler mounted in the middle and were able to cook meat and vegetables in a two-sectioned pot with our choice of plain or spicy soups. Our goal is to eat as many types of food as possible not to brag about it later on, but to find out what we find edible enough to eat for the ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking