Beijing - The Flabbergasting Chinese Capital

China, Beijing Guide (B): Beijing - The Flabbergasting Chinese Capital

“-Hello, do you know the password for the Wi-Fi?” I curiously ask the Asian girl, sitting on the sofa in the hotel’s lobby in Geneva which my family and I have chosen for a stop-over on our Euro trip.

We continue chatting and Zhen turns out to be one of the most captivating interlocutors I have ever met, let alone in a random hotel in the French-Swiss city. Two hours pass in an instant.

8 months later, Ms Wang Zhen greets my friend, George, and I at Beijing Capital International Airport’s Terminal 3. China starts amazing you even before you have passed its customs. To say that the terminal is gigantic would be a huge understatement. Indeed, it is the second largest airport terminal in the world after Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 3 and the sixth largest building in the world.

Zhen welcomes us with the most beaming smile despite our delay of more than an hour and a half. We quickly get on the subway and head to Haidian district where she has already booked us a great hotel at a decent price. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Beijing - The Flabbergasting Chinese Capital
Guide Location: China » Beijing
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Summer Palace of Beijing   Forbidden City   Tiananmen Square   Jingshan Hill   The Olympic City of Beijing   Olympic Stadium   Aquarium   Hong Qiao Pearl Market  
Author: Svetoslav Dimitrov
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