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China (Trans Mongolia Express - April-May 2015)

On the way to Beijing

On the way to Beijing

On the way to Beijing

On the way to Beijing





Beijing… 31 more words

Trans Mongolia Express


Our tour of China started with Tiananmen square. It is interesting to tour the square knowing the history. I don’t know what I was expecting to see? 292 more words

Our Asia Adventure

The Eagles and the Beast

We began our first full day in Beijing, exploring the narrow streets around our hotel. The maze of alleyways ablaze in a riot of colourful lanterns, wall hangings and advertising. 632 more words

Adventure Travel

Beijing - (part 2)

A Chinese proverb says:   “Seeing is worth a thousand words”. Before coming to China, I must admit it, my opinions about China and Chinese people were neutral and my knowledge regarding chinese culture was limited with China Towns in the big cities and Chinese taxi drivers and cheap Chinese meals in the western world. 558 more words


天安门广场 - ميدان التحرير‎ - Taksim Meydanı (Tienanmen, Tahrir, Taksim)

Nobody right in his head would want any escalation of the conflict between the demonstrators in Stambul and the Turkish government, but just as a reminder of the peaceful power of the people some links below. 83 more words

Philosophy, History And Politics

China | Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City

Immediately after our guide picked us up at the Beijing International Airport in a cold winter day, she brought us to a some-sort-of Chinese breakfast before our tour to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City started. 476 more words


Travel Photo of the Day 06-24-2012

 Until 1911 access to the Forbidden City was denied to all except for those with imperial permission. The 78 acre walled city was built in 1421 when the Yongle emperor moved the capital to Beijing from Nanjing. 132 more words