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Two (and a half) days in Beijing

We arrived in Beijing early lunchtime, our last trains-Siberian railway journey over, we’d finally reached the last destination on our trip. I was feeling a bit sad that it was all coming to and end but super excited to start exploring Beijing! 2,060 more words


Beijing & The Great Wall of China!

After arriving at my hostel (365 Inn) near Qianmen, I checked in and went down to the bar/cafe to hangout. It didn’t take long at all for me to make my first friend in Beijing. 909 more words


Day three: The Temple of Heaven and the Olympic Sports Center

Today I woke up feeling super sick… Nauseated and faint.

And after picking at my breakfast, I thought I’d be down for the count.

Luckily, Jonathan’s mom brought a whole bag full of medicines that could cure anything from a head ache to a stomach bug.

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China: my first impressions

My first impression of China is: impressive, vast, huge, organised and efficient. I arrived in Beijing yesterday and after a pretty long flight from Melbourne that involved a lot of calmness and problem solving. 442 more words

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Die Verbotene Stadt - The Forbidden City, Hue 2013

Die Zitadelle mit der Verbotenen Stadt, eigentlich die Palastanlage der Nguyen-Dynastie, die von 1802 bis 1945 die vietnamesischen Kaiser stellte, ist nach dem Vorbild in Peking… 117 more words