Travel Blogs from Beijing
Sorry for the long post before...it was a busy day.
Today was just as busy, but a lot shorter (at least for me). We woke up early again and grabbed some of that delicious sweet bread and headed off on another tour to the Forbidden City and Palace of Heaven.
Tienanmen (sp?) Square could probably fit Union's campus on it...it's …
Beijing So Far... Jun 6, 2006 22:19 EST by chinacare (188.8.131.52) New! It's never a good thing when your parents threaten to cancel your trip to China because they're scared that you'll likely be picked up by the Chinese government, thrown in prison, and promptly executed. Part of this fear stems from not knowing EXACTLY how our China Care …
... time to check out the Forbidden City so we had a look around the Worker's Cultural Palace instead (which is pretty impressive in its own right).
There we are, walking around the grounds like two eejits, just short of holding two placards with bullseye signs on them.
These two Chinese girls obviously recognised an easy target when they saw one and came up to us full of chat and seemed really friendly.... (now I was a ...
... filled with eclectic art, people and restaurants. It is a really pleasant place to spend an afternoon, even if you’re not an art fan. With our energy deteriorating, Dean and I stopped at a little café for a drink, which was designed to be like a tree house. I loved climbing the ladders and settling in amongst the trees, but I think the waitresses carrying our drinks may have a different idea!
With some spare time that we had, we went to ...
... I could find was two shelves with a few books. Most of the books didn’t even go beyond the elementary years. And we wonder why the US ranks internationally the way that it does…
A bit of a rant.. Renting an apartment for a short term is extremely difficult for a foreigner. I can write a whole story about this adventure, but suffice to say, it took 2 days of running around and subsequent headaches to get ...
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