GRACE’S FIRST 2 DAYS IN BEIJING

My first day in Beijing was a little crazy, but still cool.  First we woke up at 5:45 and did some things like packing and doing our hair, clothes and teeth.  We then left at 6 and got to the airport at 6:30 and found food because we were really hungry at the time.  Then we found our gate, got on the plane and got organized.  There were romotes in your arm rest.  You also had a screen in front of you and you could do games, movies and more.  I watched a movie called Back to the Future –  this movie is from the  80’s.  I also did a game, it was 3D golf.  I really did not know how to work it, so I quit the game.  I have to tell you guys this, there were these windows that had buttons – one was white one was grey.  If you preesed the grey one, the window would become darker, and if you pressed the white one it would become lighter.  It was good for sleeping.

After we got off the plane, we checked into the hotel and met a friend.  She took us to Hutong district one day and a flea market another.  The Hutong was cool with lots of shops.  We ate a delicious chinese lunch.  I really liked the pork.  At the flea market I loved the jewelry. I did not like the smoking – it gave me headaches.  I got a blue bead, an elephant charm, and a bracelet.  We had a pool at the hotel and we did synchronized swimming.  Beijing is very dirty and a lot of people smoke – I do not like that. You could not get you tube which I was devestated about.  You could not get google, gmail, or safari.  I am in the car now going to the Great Wall.  See you next time.

Watching cotton candy maker

Watching cotton candy maker

Coolest cotton candy ever!

Coolest cotton candy ever!

Our friend Julia

Our friend Julia

Shopping at the flea market

Shopping at the flea market

Where we got the elephant charm

Where we got the elephant charm

3 comments

  1. Lynn Brown · September 25, 2015

    Very cool Grace! I especially like the window buttons on the airplane. Be safe!

    Please excuse any auto-corrects. Lynn D. Brown Sent from my iPhone

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  2. Carolyn and Doug · September 25, 2015

    Gracie,
    It was so nice to hear from you. You are having once in a life time experiences so enjoy each and every day. Your blogs are excellent. Very professional and informative. We loved the pictures of you and your sisters. It looks like you girls really like to shop:) We look forward to your next blog.
    Love, Ce Ce and Pa Pa

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  3. Caroline · September 25, 2015

    Great blog Gacie!!!!! I’m so glad you were finally able to post one!! Shopping at the flea market looked like a lot of fun! Let me know when we can skype again- I miss you guys!!! P.S. Claire is totally rockin’ that hands-free umbrella!!!!😉

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