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Beijing and the Great Wall of China

We have recently returned from a 13 day tour of China which we thoroughly enjoyed. Unfortunately due to China’s ban on external social media, we were unable to use Facebook, Google or WordPress which I use to publish this blog. 316 more words

Margaret River

Forbidden City, Beijing, China

The Forbidden City aka the Palace Museum, it is the place we always saw on television show and movie. The place where kings lived. It is amazing indeed. 128 more words


Just Another Pic on the Wall

We sat on our small plastic chairs outside in the atmospheric little alley, or hutong, and gaped at the young Chinese woman in astonishment, furiously trying to think of what she could possibly think we might want to do with the massive leg of mutton she was presenting in our direction. 2,873 more words

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A Trip to the Mainland: Beijing

Hello All!

I just got back from Beijing yesterday, and I have lots of work to make up, but I wanted to get a recap up before I forgot too much. 1,699 more words

Eliza Abroad

Wandering the Ruins of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing

After finishing my master’s degree at HEC Paris this past June, I decided to embark on a two week trip to China. Why China? The timing felt right. 1,767 more words


Charcoal and light, in the Forbidden city

The Forbidden City, Beijing, China… every where i travel in China; I meet wonderful, patient, helpful people.
Photography Wil Graham


A day out in Beijing

On our last day Team Maggie’s had organised our own tour, with a lovely guide called Demi.

She arrived at 8am, a tiny pocket rocket and shepherded us into the bus. 1,142 more words