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The Pulse of China - Exploring Ancient Treasures and Modern Byways

Early on our first day in Beijing as we disembarked from the bus near the East Gate to Beijing’s Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, I was overwhelmed by the mass of people. 2,515 more words




 One of my favorite country has the most amazing culture, places and food. It has one of the 7 wonders of the world too. It is China. 221 more words

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Tiananmen Square

Tiananmen, a name taken from the Gate of Heavenly Peace (at he Forbidden City),  is a huge concrete square surrounded by Museums, Mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the iconic Forbidden City. 312 more words

China Photos

The Home of the Last Emperor

From the early 1800s until the 1940s, the Hue Imperial City was home to the emperors of Vietnam. Modeled after the Beijing Forbidden City, it was built as a fortress, with moats and thick walls to surround its six square acres. 169 more words



A small man
Of no small mass

A big heart
A wise soul
Both worn
Close to the surface 55 more words


Back to the Future

When I lived in Beijing, the city’s hutongs — the alleyways and simple dwellings of the old neighborhoods, the ground-floor of the city’s history — were beginning to fall to urban redevelopment. 519 more words

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Traveling Asia Part 2: Beijing, China

Hi dear friend! Today I’m going to dive into our time in Beijing! We packed so much into just a few days, from city markets to iconic historical sites. 755 more words