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Eating ALL THE WAY back to BOS

Eating ALL THE WAY back to BOS

Before flying back to Boston we had an overnight layover in Beijing. From Bali here the temperature had dropped a good few degrees, and we're plunged into autumn weather, still in beach going garb.

We'd booked a hotel near Wangfujing the day before we were due to arrive, hoping to get in on the night street food action. For no good reason the hotel gave us a complimentary upgrade to the Grand Hotel Suite, and if you ever wondered a $965/night at a 5-star luxury hotel looked like, here it is...

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In bound to SZX

In bound to SZX

Now the newly renovated Shenzhen airport is fascinating. Its overall design is evocative of a spaceship with a white, spotless interior. The giant, single lobby houses all airlines, international and domestic. Everything seems streamlined and chic, and though there are many travelers, it never feels too crowded.

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