Jiuhua Resort & Convention Center
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Greetings from Beijing! It is Saturday evening here, and I'm through my second of three days of teaching at the conducting symposium here. As is often the case, the internet connection has been pretty much nonexistent most of the time since arriving on Thursday, but it’s working now. So, I’m going to try to get this up online while I …
... an (pronounced See ahn) and found a Chinese fast food restaurant that served 500ml bottles of beer. Michael won the inaugural Least Diligent Tourist award for 1) buying warm beer when cold beer was available, then 2) buying cold light beer when cold full strength beer was available. He topped this off by losing his boarding pass and had to throw himself at the mercy of the service desk staff to get a ...
... were of popular Western songs.
Our room on the 17th floor was huge and luxurious, with a roomy shower and 60-inch flat screen television with lots of channels including HBO.
Internet access was free, although the opening login screen warned that “…some websites, such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, are not accessible in this region due to regulatory reasons.”
You can guess ...
... when we sat down. Also, they served
beer and snacks which was a nice bonus. I got a mug of some
Beijing-made beer and Lindsey got some chocolate ice cream which we
enjoyed while waiting for the show to start. A man did his make up
and got dressed on stage to show people how the actors prepare before
right part of the stage contained 6 or 7 chairs which we later found
out is where the band sits. The musicians play ...
... como wantanes) que estuvo rico y barato, como 6 dólares cada uno. Una vez almorzamos partimos hacia la Villa Olímpica, que estuvo muy bonita pero creo que es mas fácil mostrar las fotos que describirlo así que mirenlas cuando las cuelgue.
En la noche salimos a comer a un restaurante en una calle que se llama Ghost Street. De noche es bien iluminada con lamparines chinos rojos prendidos por toda la calle y restaurantes que te ser en comida al aire libre. ...