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2016 Summer Entry 3: Beijing, China

My Chinese friend, Ya Xi (David), warned me that China would be hot as hell and crowded in August, but that did not deter me! It’s hot in New York and Bangkok in August, so what’s the difference? 2,399 more words

9 Secrets of the Forbidden City

Secret No. 1. Where is the cold palace?

The cold palace in Chinese means a palace where the wife or concubine of an emperor resides when the emperor doesn’t like her anymore or she commits crimes which cannot be forgiven by the emperor. 740 more words


Stadtansichten - City Views Beijing 2015

Tian’ anmen Square & the Entrance Gate to the Forbidden City

Mausoleum of Mao Zedong

In the renovated Hutongs of Beijing near Tian’anmen Square


Jingshan Park, Beijing 2015

The Middle of Beijing, Jingshan Park, Beijing 2015

View over the Forbidden City, Beijing 2015


Verbotene Stadt - Forbidden City, Beijing 2015

Main Entrance at the Tiananmen Square, Beijing 2015

View to Jingshan Park

North Exit of the Forbidden City – heading to Jingshan Park 13 more words


Beijing Trip

The Beijing trip during our NSLI-Y last week was purely for sightseeing, and below are a few pictures of the many breathtaking places we visited! 25 more words


Being in Beijing 8.14.16

I arrived in Beijing Tuesday, August 9. The flights were easy and it was smooth traveling from the airport to my hostel via bus, subway, and on foot. 419 more words