Travel Blogs from Beijing
... all the while having banter with the lucky few who took up position at the bar/altar. I ordered a Sichuan Highway, a sichuan pepper infused Tequila with thai lime, ginger beer and Mango and Áine got a Spiced dark & stormy, with gud alud Goslings with the sailor, ginger beer and bitters. They where really good the Sichuan highway had a initial spicy kick that was very unique but didn't take away from the tequila body, it was the type ...
... area would have been like during the games, but at this point the temperature was the lowest since we have been in Beijing and we were all pleased to be back in the car heading to the hotel. We are all packed and ready for the off tomorrow, we are being picked up at 12.30pm and due to land in Sydney at 7.40am local time. Beijing has been fantastic and I would recommend it to anyone, I would suggest a spring visit ...
... I had to take a pepto and imodium afterwards. My stomach has been a whole other issue this trip which I will not get into (haha)!
If that wasn't enough, we hopped back onto our bus and made our way to an area of the city called 798 - basically, the art district. There were tons of trendy stores, funny looking scultures and art galleries that lined this street - some of the delegates compared it to SoHo in NYC (I wouldn't know). This was ...
... Afterward we poured water on the tubes and threw it in the garbage like nothing was out of the ordinary. Especially out in the provinces you hear fireworks going off all the time, usually for weddings and other ceremonies. I think that is what we were hearing back in QuZhou too when we thought they were gunshots. After this we headed to the square one more time.
On July 29th Ish, Dan and I had planned to visit a Buddhist temple that I ...
Our first full day in Beijing! I'm waking up very sleepy this morning as I couldn’t fall asleep for anything last night. I guess I slept too much on the flight over. I may need to nap later.
Each morning we will dine in our hotel restaurant for breakfast. In Chinese culture, breakfast items are not at all the same as in America. Some of the choices included ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility