Travel Blogs from Beijing
... hmm, this
doesn’t really look like a Muslim quarter if you ask me?!? I asked a few
pedestrians if they could give me any directions (which they did) but the
problem was that they all sent me in different ones ha ha Now who should I
believe??? I asked another lady and she proposed to show me where it was, at
least to some point...
I could slowly notice the difference in atmosphere; the area was much cleaner,
more butcher shops ...
... ago. After a tour through the beautiful, very contemporary, chic property, we enjoyed a four course menu at one of their restaurants. Again, young bloods do not need much sleep – so Kendra, Hunter, Bryan (a law student from Hong Kong, who had assisted during the ACTE conference) and I went for KTV – alias Karaoke. Oh what a night – we definitely had a blast. For your own safety though, we cannot publish any pictures or videos.
... that problem. I have a few other videos I haven't uploaded yet- I might follow a friends advise and mash them together and put them up on Vimeo.
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The impossible stair climb
... and shoulder expression I conveyed the message "ooohh, really?....I see, but what can I do now?". I didn't wanted to face the moment the officer would have "conveyed" me the message "I don't care, you can not enter the country". So I went to the Italian Embassy. I was expecting some complicated solution (and I sincerely hated the idea of changing my passport during the trip). The Embassy officer took my passport and disappeared ...
... Today, an all-pervading spirit of change has added an exiting new dimension to the city.
Expanding in concentric rings from the Forbidden City at its core, the grid-like layout of modern-day Beijing still echoes its Ming dynasty blueprint. Old Beijing survives in its temples, palaces and old alleyways (hutong) ...