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Poem: World of Wonder

Come with me.



Stop what you are doing

Look around

Look again

What do you see?

The same old landscape

The same old people… 158 kata lagi


Back In Beijing: The Great Wall

Today was a day I’d been waiting for ever since my last trip to Beijing. Last trip was so exhausting that I decided to put off going to the Great Wall of China. 189 kata lagi


VPN, The Great Wall, And The More Things Change

“…the more they stay the same.” Or so says the French Proverb (“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose”). Don’t laugh, it’s all true; “history would be more interesting if it were not so repetitious “(I have no idea where that last quotation comes from, but I love it!) Watching the interaction–or lack thereof–between VPN and “The Great Chinese Firewall” goes a long way toward proving my point.As all of us who watch the Discovery Channel know, the Great Wall of China was built during the reign of Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China, about 2000 or so years ago. 350 kata lagi

Three weeks in China: a suggested itinerary

China is a huge country. Way larger than the the lower 48 states of contiguous USA. Three weeks is peanuts for a country this size. The usual stops in China are Beijing , Xian, Shanghai. 204 kata lagi

UNESCO Heritage

What Goes Up the Great Wall, Must...

You guys. This was SO FUN.

Of course we had to pay extra.

Of course it was a hassle to get the guys out of their warm building to get the little toboggan things set up for us. 54 kata lagi


Top 3 Must-Sees in Beijing, China

There was so much I loved about China. I loved the old buildings – it’s always magical walking around and being surrounded by buildings that have stood for hundreds of years and have witnessed the changes of time. 1.017 kata lagi