Longshan Holiday Resort
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... cool experience nonetheless.
Far too quickly, it was time to head back down. We were then taken for lunch at a place that was obviously catered for tourists coming from the Great Wall - we had all the kinds of food we get at home in Chinese takeaways, rather than actual Chinese food which is very different! This restaurant was in a massive shopping area with jewellery and trinkets to buy, and we were given an hour to look round after eating, another ...
I love our hostel but not at 7.05am when they decided to Hoover, shampoo and dry the carpet on our landing. That was not the start to the day we wanted. There's always something! Today we headed to North Chaoyang in the north-east part of Beijing but like moths to a flame spent the evening in our area of town- because it's the best. Now Laura had the longest sleep after our early disturbance and didn't rise until the near cusp on lunchtime which gave me time to write ...
... ended up along the canal. In the evening light it looked even
better than this morning. I walked along the narrow paths till I came across a
little house where an old Chinese shifu was performing the art of calligraphy.
He drew my attention as he looked exactly like I’ve had imagined before coming
down to China: tall, all wrinkled –almost having his eyes closed - a long grey
beard and wearing a traditional robe... the old wise Chinese! I was amazed by
... s okay, I thought to myself, no one can even talk to me so its nothing personal. At twelve I decide to venture out into the street and find a restaurant to eat at. Being me, I find one with plenty of people that looks nice. I sit down and open a menu with no pictures and no English. Not wanting to look weird and walk out after making myself comfortable, I decide to wing it.
I call the waiter using one of the 10 Mandarin phrases ...
... 5 of us in one cab for between £3 and £5. Sometimes these journeys were 15 miles!) Anyhow, it was 10.30 pm and the girls were tired so I jumped in one cab with Orla as Peter called the name of the Hotel to me incase we were split up. I was slightly out of my comfort zone having no idea where I was, plus it was dark. This was nothing - at one point the taxis pulled up alongside each other, I guess to discuss directions, but wait for this, they stopped on the motorway...and ...