Longshan Holiday Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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In fact, during Mao’s reign much of the old Beijing was destroyed to build a more modern city, even setting up factories in old temples. In the 1960s there were even plans to destroy the Forbidden City! His vision was to turn Beijing into a city of production, where the sky was filled with smoke (he certainly succeeded at that last part). Nowadays the government seems to be starting to see the value of the old in Beijing, although there are ...
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During lunch, they gave us a lot of tips about India. Twelve hours before we were to depart for India was both a great time to learn about the dos & dont's of India, but also a little scary at the same time. Our conversations went like this: watch out for street food, don't drink the water, don't eat salad, brush your teeth with bottled water, watch out for stray ...
... to our roots. We ordered a platter of spreads, a mushroom burger and a pizza followed by some chocolate cake and complimented by a cider for Martin and a hot chocolate for me. Everything was handmade on site – even their ketchup and vegan mayonnaise. It was all excellent and really made us feel like we were home again. We had set up a specific time to meet Mark so we went back to the apartment to wait until he was back in his office. Once ...
Tuesday, March 5th 2013
So we start our day thinking we'll visit Beijing's Summer Palace, not really knowing what to expect. Once again, we were baffled to find such beauty in anotherwise dirty place. Temples here, shrines there, pergolas over there, Old MacDonald was a Buddhist; ni hao, ni hao ma!
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... Its not terribly hard getting veggie food in Beijing but, I was kind of getting sick of the same old vegetables with rice or vegetables with noodles. I thought I'd venture over to the Lama Temple, thinking, OF COURSE there will be veggie food around a buddhist temple. It wasn't a buddhist temple. Off I went to eat more street food.. OHH STREET FOOD. Street food is great. Pretty much, I don't eat unless I find a restaurant that has a picture on its menu. ...