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Beautiful Beijing (June 2012)

Our 12 hour train ride to Beijing ended up being a little delayed and closer to 16 hours, so by the time we arrived in China’s capital, found our hostel ( 805 kata lagi



Beijing is an amazing place, with both historical and new places to delight and inspire.  We joined our tour group on the day following our wanders around the hotel neighborhood and began our whirlwind learning experience.  3.195 kata lagi


4 Days in Beijing

This post is about a quite unusual but quite amazing city-trip: 4 Days in Beijing!

The Great Wall of China being on the top of my bucket list, I decided to book 4 days in the Chinese capital to cross the Wall off it! 827 kata lagi

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Forbidden city, Jesuits and a Great Wall - sounds like a Dan Brown movie

Actually, it is a pair of lovely French engraved plans from 1749.  The first shows the Forbidden City of Peking, and the location of the Jesuit compounds (For nearly two hundred years they had a privileged position in the Middle Kingdom). 41 kata lagi


The Huangyaguan Great Wall.

Prior to even considering travelling to China, I had always wanted to visit the Great Wall of China. I had always thought that it was an amazing place that I would may be able to visit ‘someday’. 529 kata lagi

Great Views at Gubeikou

We tried Gubeikou for the third time recently with some friends who were visiting us and had an awesome hike!!  The first two times were great but I think this third time was my favorite-it’s the part I was trying to get to since the first time (plus, it had pretty fall colors!)! 844 kata lagi