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Final Day in China

A travel blog entry by danddmeed

- Today, we were determined to see Mao's Mausoleum. We woke up at 6:30 AM and got to the square around 7:10 AM (the mausoleum did not open until 8 AM).

· The square was already packed, with a line that snaked all the way (longways) across Tiananmen square.

· We got in line, waiting patiently, and the line steadily grew longer behind us.

· The line started ...

The wonderful intern program in china with GAC

A travel blog entry by casperkranen

... me where they could. Secondly, the internship position itself and the company I worked for were excellent. For the first time since starting my studies I was able to get real-world, hands-on experience applying my knowledge, and I got to learn ...

Wriggly food

A travel blog entry by julie.tennett

... of the 2008 Olympic Games. The opening ceremony was held at 8:00 pm on the 8th of August 2008. A very auspicious date for the Chinese with all the 8s. The architect for this structure was Swedish with Chinese collaboration.
The water cube wasn't as exciting - well not from the outside anyway. This was an Australian architect's work. We spent quite some time here obviously to burn some time as our group were booked at the Herbal Medicine Academy at 11 am. This ...

Ni Hao

A travel blog entry by canditron9000


This was by far one of the longest days of my life, but definitely worth the hassle. An unhealthy fear of motion sickness and a broken tray table only added to the excitement. After nearly 24 hours of traveling and all the airplane food I could handle, we finally arrived at our destination.

Upon arrival, we checked into the Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel where we scored a corner room with ...


A travel blog entry by ricao


... is this stretch of road surrounded by trees. This is when you first get a nice full view of all of Yonghegong's architecture. At the end of stretch of road is this huge burning pit where people light loads of incense. You should have seen how huge the bundles of incense these people were burning. Now, I usually like the smell of incense, but when you burn huge amounts of it, it is most definitely ...


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