Travel Blogs from Beijing
... de nuestra partida, Jindong, uno de nuestros CS, se pidió el día libre de trabajo para llevarnos en su auto, y acompañarnos a un lugar único de la muralla, ausente de turistas, donde se podía observar un antiguo tramo que aún no había sido reconstruido y se encontraba original.
Escalar la muralla china por más de 6 horas fue de las mejores experiencias de nuestras vidas. Se dice que la muralla tiene la vida del espíritu de ...
... have been here since the 18th century, much of the place has been renovated after considerable damage during the opium war and boxer rebellion and then neglect during the cultural revolution. It is, well they both are, enormous. The old summer palace is now part of an enormous park, I cheated and took a boat one way, something like 26 acres. The summer palace area is also huge but has a massive lake, which wasn't big enough so one of the ...
... salimos a la calle y nos dimos cuenta que seguía lloviznando, que Beijing cada vez se parecía más a Londres y que estaba haciendo mucho frío. Con un antojo tremendo por un buen chocolate caliente Azumi, Steven y yo fuimos al subway y a Costa Coffee en el shopping mall por mi dorm. Nos sentamos a platicar de todo… desde historia mundial (yo no sé mucho de Asia, ellos de América, así que funciona bien), comida, historias familiares y románticas ...
... a new Visa and that's why he was meeting us a day late. Then, the worst case scenario happened and all of the staff at his school were denied re-entry to China and were sent back to their respective home countries. Therefore, Dan is currently awaiting a flight in Hong Kong back to the States and will not be able to join us on the trip. We feel so terribly for him but he is dealing with the situation with immense grace and ...
... Bridge) to see the Temple of Heaven.
We headed back and our tour guide, L collected us for our wall trip. It took ages to get through the traffic in Beijing and collect the other tourists. As we (finally) headed out of Beijing L told us about her life (she was born in1978 when the one child policy was introduced so she and her husband were singletons. They had never had to do chores as children and were a "prince" and "princess" which meant they ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility