- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... and honk and whoever honks loudest and longest gets to not move apparently. Also, there are so many drivers that there is a lottery for a license plate - you usually will get issed a license plate where you can only drive on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays or Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. Very interesting rules here trying to keep the traffic down. MOST cars are Volvos or Volkswagons. In the last 10 or 15 years or so the Chinese ...
... and began the very (and it is not for the faint hearted) arduous climb to the cable car which was to take us to the wall. We spotted the wall from far away and it was an amazing spectacle. They are renovating and repairing sections of the entrance and we had to clamber over very dangerous sections of building work. Which brings up another point - no such thing as OH&S regulations to be seen anywhere! We saw people dangling from windows, signs, walls, with ...
... in the years prior to that, and required everyone to eat in the Communist “canteens” so that there was equality. (we don’t get the sense that the citizens here are missing that era of history!!).
Interestingly, as we ride through the old city, we pass by several grand old homes that were formerly owned by senior eunuchs in previous emperor’s administrations. This gives us and understanding of why people would become eunuchs ...
... a few beers too many. My overall impression of Beijing as we people watched is a place that is full of genuine innocence and happiness but also a large portion of complete ignorance and madness... It's 4am now and I am crawling into bed. Not long now until we land in the DPRK. It's good to prepare for the weirdness that's in store with a few nights in ...
... blessings to our new spacious home and spread out.
That same luck did not occur on the next flight from Beijing to Delhi which felt more like eight years than 8 hours. (Heather- you would appreciate the horror of having to listen to updates from the person sitting next to me about the women in front standing up, running down the aisle, and ...