Beijing – day two

12:13 15 November, 2005 Guards are everywhere
12:13 15 November, 2005 Guards are everywhere
12:33 15 November, 2005 Fish heads starter in a local restaurant
12:33 15 November, 2005 Fish heads starter in a local restaurant


15:12 15 November, 2005 Chinese restaurant
15:12 15 November, 2005 Chinese restaurant
15:26 15 November, 2005 Street in Beijing
15:26 15 November, 2005 Street in Beijing


15:55 15 November, 2005 Modern building
15:55 15 November, 2005 Modern building
17:03 15 November, 2005 Bicycle is a very popular transport
17:03 15 November, 2005 Bicycle is a very popular transport


17:08 15 November, 2005 Nokia tower and Pacific Century Place
17:08 15 November, 2005 Nokia tower and Pacific Century Place
17:36 15 November, 2005 Sanlitun Yashow clothing market
17:36 15 November, 2005 Sanlitun Yashow clothing market


17:40 15 November, 2005 Fake Marimekko
17:40 15 November, 2005 Fake Marimekko
18:26 15 November, 2005 Hotel wall
18:26 15 November, 2005 Hotel wall


20:26 15 November, 2005 Cheesecake for dessert
20:26 15 November, 2005 Cheesecake for dessert
09:29 16 November, 2005 Farewell message in Beijing airport
09:29 16 November, 2005 Farewell message in Beijing airport


12:02 16 November, 2005 Flying back home
12:02 16 November, 2005 Flying back home


First day was quite difficult – jet lag from flying eastwards is always the worst kind. Next day was much better – I survived the day long meeting and still had some time in the evening to shop.

Local malls and supermarkets are not much different from those you can find anywhere in the world. But local markets are really something. You can get virtually any fake products for really small amunt of money. The most important thing is to know how to bargain – original prices can easily be divided by 3, 5, 10, …

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