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Beijing: What I loved most

I’ve basically written off most of large cities of China. I’m probably not going to go to Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou (what is even there?) or many of the other major cities of China. 705 more words


Mid-Autumn Festival

Sara left for Tokyo yesterday morning. It sounds as though she already likes that city a bit more than Beijing. It is not surprising as Tokyo is cleaner, more modern, and anecdotally boasts more English speakers. 464 more words


A Little Lost

I went out for a walk yesterday morning and got a little lost on the east side of Beijing.  Not in a way that worried me but I didn’t end up where I expected and instead saw some residential areas I wouldn’t have seen otherwise.  171 more words