Discovery Youth Hostel

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Travel Blogs from Beijing

Day 4 of Exploring

A travel blog entry by marakuz

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For a while I thought that it would always be grey but the sun finally came out and I saw blue skies for the first time yesterday. It's hitting 100 degrees for the rest of the week so it'll be a rough one. It's been interesting because one of the PHD students from this university we visited (they're only allowed to have two total design PHD students in the entire university and their work is some of the most amazing and innovative stuff I've ever seen in ...

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny

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I completely forgot that it was Thanksgiving back in the US. My mind has been busy with school, Beijing, and finishing papers. Back in America, Thanksgiving is in my face by people talking about going home to spend time with their families and what their mothers were making.

Today in class, Olivia and Bethany spoke about decorating the Christmas tree when they went home for Thanksgiving. Olivia expressed that picking out the tree was the most important ...

Boiling in Beijing

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish

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... stuck into her leg to drain it.We set off to meet JT at the notorious Bug St for Beer and Bugs. The Beer consumption outweighed the Bug but still a good afternoon for JT's last before heading back home to the US.

Thursday
Hit the Forbidden City early doors with the sizeable crowds.The "drizzle" kicked in and having forgotten umbrellas and Bish's Tourist Hat we bought super cool plastic ponchos - we rock!If you have a huge ...

How not to obtain a Kazakh visa in Beijing

A travel blog entry by dodging_cholera

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... appearing somewhat surprised at our surrender to the extortionate fee, accepted the slip and told us to wait while he mysteriously disappeared from the building.

We waited in ignorance with our fate in his hands; the procedure of obtaining a Kazakh visa seemed to be more convoluted than we had originally thought. Eventually, after what seemed like an eternity, he returned and summoned us to the window. He handed back our passports and an abundance of cash with a ...

Well Said!

A travel blog entry by chatje

... to monetary and emotional support, whereas in China they're probably left to fend for themselves, for the most part. In the modern city of Beijing, where businessmen in their high-rise apartments and families in their hutongs live, its easy to see the disparity in classes. After all, among the students, laborers, and salarymen on the subway are the beggars. Who knew that the horrid noise blasting in my ears during my subway ride would make for such an eye-opening ...

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