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Travel Blogs from Beijing
... past 365 Inn, the hostel we're staying at). When we finally arrived, exhausted and overheating, at 6pm we were greeted by very friendly reception staff and showed straight to our room. (See picture) The evening was spent walking round the local streets, peering in street markets and generally taking in Beijing. After all the free food on our Emirates flights we opted for a light dinner - sharing ...
I did my first touristy kind of thing on Saturday and went to the zoo! It was massive, and I got lost several times, but even so, the amount of space the animals had in their concrete cages was tiny! I've never been an animal rights kind of person at all, but I did feel a bit sorry for the Asian Giant Panda in particular, he looked like he'd had a tough time, what with all these Chinese people permanently banging ...
... br> Some customs are very easy to pick up; table manners (none), traffic rules (hardly any), personal space (not existing), and of course spitting on the street and littering. But is must be a complicated society. The country has been ruled by an emperor for so many centuries and now communistic with a mix of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. All the different ethnic groups. Very fascinating.
We extended our stay in Beijing with a few days. There is a ...
... ticket card, and I am mourning its loss. It is very convenient when you have it.
The lunch of today was great, and afterwards we went to the temple of heaven (to see the festival changes to it and because eliza and stephanie hadn't gone) and to the Olympic stadium at night. While waiting for the sun to go down, we sat at a McDonald's (which had a cafe). Beside us was a boy of 10 who had nearly impeccable English and obviously well off parents ...
... all the adults, which was honestly very uncomfortable. The food was very excellent, though, and I took a picture of the food. Our table was the only table to get served alcohol since we were all adults. They obviously weren't going to serve alcohol to high school students. The alcohol we got was called 白酒 (bai2jiu3) which literally translates to "white wine." It definitely didn't taste like any wine I've ever had and ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility