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Beijing has a bell and drum tower, like every other ancient Chinese city.
Of course, the bell and drum towers in Beijing have the largest bell and the largest drums of all ancient Chinese cities.
25 drums, and 1 REALLY large bell.
There is a touching folk tale behind the making of the large bell:
The emperor wanted the bell made by a certain date, and he promised to behead the workers if they could not finish. On the last day ...
Weather as expected today, freezing, but this was first day we have seen the sun and a sort of blue sky...now I know why our foreign tourists marvel at our weather and clear skies. Discovered a lot about China's beautiful Jade today, and saw some exquisite pieces, that I resisted. Went for a walk through the Birds Nest. And Water Cube at the Olympic Village....the Chinese certainly know how to build big structures, these too were quite impressive. All these ...
... sweeping highways and garbage collectors out in force through the night. I really expected that third world stench, bad roads and piles of garbage littering the streets and it just hadn't been that way at all. The roads have been great and it is pretty clean. Maybe not Vancouver standards but still miles from my imagination. I don't know if this a recent post Olympic phenomenon but the absence of garbage and the endless horking and spitting that I imagined has been a surprise. ...
... scene. The initial shock started to dissolve and fear set in, we just wanted to get away from there as quickly as we could.
It seemed to us that this was some kind of political attack against the government, however we couldn't quite get our heads around just why they would do this when many innocent people must have been hurt in the process. We got back to our hostel to find out if this was something that happens there a lot, and the staff said they hadn't heard ...
... Visited all the main attractions, starting with Tiananmen Square. which is the world's largest public square and holds up to 1 million people. It is really just a vast area of paving stones with green belts each side and flanked with large communist looking buildings. Spent a morning in the Forbidden City, so called because it was off limits to the public for 500 years. It was home to emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties ...