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March 24 - Morning on board, Shibaozhai Pagoda afternoon excursion, Chinese Cultural show postponed from last evening

Before I begin this new day, many of you might have noticed that I wrote nothing about the Chinese Cultural show mentioned in yesterday’s title. Simple fact, I have been composing the titles based on the itinerary we received from Viking, and it wasn’t until I added photos that I realized I didn’t have any photos for the show on yesterday’s date. 1,836 more words

Day 2- East meets West

Day 2- Beijing and the Forbidden City (East to West)

One of my favorite songs lyrically is East to West by Vocal Union.

(Also available on an acapella training CD created by Keith Lancaster and some very talented vocalists. 388 more words


One eye on travel: Beijing, China 2015

On day 12 of the adventure I repacked my backpack and began my journey to China – first stop the capital, Beijing. After 10+ hours of travelling I arrived in the city sweaty and tired. 768 more words


China: Beijing

I am so happy to be back in this wonderful country filled with the best kind of people! I have come home. Welcome back China! 446 more words


Lets find a nice quiet spot in the Forbidden City!

According to bing.cn* the Forbidden City seems like a nice tranquill place to chill out in…

*google + great firewall of China = no no… 130 more words


China: A Tale of Two Cities


The drive from the airport

Greener than I thought, although the green here is different, it’s a dry dark green. The leaves look like they can stand some serious heat. 2,933 more words


The World in Mega Bloks at the Grévin Museum

WATCH ABOVE: Legendary buildings from all over the world are assembled in a fictional Mega Bloks city.

MONTREAL – Visiting the Taj Mahal or the Leaning Tower of Pisa has just gotten a lot easier, thanks to the… 179 more words