Tulip Hot Spring Garden Hotel Beijing
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... sweeping (in a hap hazard manner) and picking up rubbish along with the scavengers for empty bottles and cardboard to take to a "recycling transit point" to get a few Yuan. They sort of keep it clean but really face a never ending battle as someone will be just behind them throwing more rubbish on the ground. And then there is the constant spitting that doesn't lend itself to a clean environment. Also, it seems OK to let your children go to the toilet anywhere - so much so ...
We took in all the sights before we started the journey of a lifetime. It was starting to get dark so the sights were lights.
After about 20 mins we decided to unpack our rucksacks. The thought at this point was where we put everything. No fridges to keep food cool so I think we will be eating the fresher things a bit sooner than expected.
The occupants of the next few cabins ...
... of China. The Great Wall from a strategic protection perspective was not highly effective; China was invaded through the Wall . Actually geographically the sea, the mountains and the desert is/was the best protection for China and actually due to these geographical features the civilization is most preserved. We were glad that Patrick, our Viking tour guide, had us arrive at the Wall early as it began to get very ...
... be feeling it for a few days afterwards. This location however, did not provide the expansive view of the wall disappearing into the distance that I remember from my previous visit.
Before heading back to the hotel, Xing took me for a Chinese Tea Ceremony. For a non-tea drinker it was an interesting experience. My young and very attractive host was disappointed when I said I was not a tea drinker. She ...
... br> Every Friday after our test we have a language activity from 3:30-5 pm. Our first two activities were going the the Zao Shi, or early market, and going to a tea house to correctly learn how to pour tea.
At the end of the week two, my Chinese class went to the early market, or zaoshi 早市. Our assignment was to interview 5-7 shopkeepers using questions given to us by our teachers. The class split up and Zach and I went in a pair and ...