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24th November - Beijing, China

I think it is totally fair enough that I wake at 11am, though my reflection suggests I should’ve succumbed to another bed alldayer! I cannot bring myself to shower due to the wet hair/freezing temperature thing that China has going on, so dress in several layers and make my way to the bar to see if I’m too late for breakfast. 623 more words

Meeting a foreigner in Beijing

October the first dawned as a bright and sunny day. It was also the start of the Golden Week Holiday in China. Lucille had told me that Beijing would empty out as a lot of people went home for that week. 1,009 more words

Why My Chinese Heritage is Important

Imagine the Warring States in 400 B.C. and my ancestors nearly getting wiped out by the first dynasty of China. Very few of them were left. 549 more words

China : 23-31 October 2015 (part 5 - Beijing)

Day 6 continued…

Kereta tiba tepat waktu jam 17.55 di Beijing West Railway Station. Railway station ini tersambung dengan subway station yang merupakan station paling ujung barat dari line 7 sekaligus interchange (persimpangan) dengan line 9. 5,672 more words


Our 3 week China tour - Beijing edition

We have just spent the last three weeks travelling around Northeast China, stopping in Beijing, Nanjing, Suzhou, Hangzhou and finally Shanghai. You haven’t heard from us because our schedule was packed and the Internet was crappy. 656 more words


Top 10 Things to do in Beijing

When visiting Beijing, China you will undoubtedly have a list of mandatory sights that you will want to see.  This bustling city offers a mix of old and new and the longer you stay here the more you will want to discover. 930 more words