A few notes about Beijing (and business class)

On behalf of Bookworm, I’m re-posting Bookie’s journal of her latest travels.  Enjoy!


By Bookworm

Last night, I posted a few pictures of Beijing before I staggered off to bed, too tired even to remember that we’d crossed into 2017. (Happy New Year to all of you, by the way.) Now, though, I have time for a little narrative.

Because I was boasting about the wonders of me — me! — flying business class for the first time, I should lead with a few words about Air China’s business class service on a flight from SFO to Beijing: it was wonderful! Each business class passenger has a little pod with a seat that can lie flat in the pod. It was the first time I’ve ever traveled without knee pain. The food was very good and the service superior. I’m not a good sleeper at the best of times, but I was so comfortable I managed to grab almost five hours of sleep — a record for me.

Our stay in Beijing was only for 15 hours, the length of our layover[…]

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Unhyphenated American female, born and raised in the Empire State and who like most New Yorkers, in spite of being a registered Democrat, I voted for the candidate, not the party which meant voting often across party lines throughout the years. In 2008, coming to terms once and for all with the fact that Democrats and I had nothing in common, I left the liberal cesspool forever. Of course, I now have a grudge to settle after decades of being lied to and so I blog to right the wrongs and expose the lies.