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... classes. The center was The Forbidden City with concentric circles of residences surrounding it. The closer one lived to the center, the higher your social standing. Following the founding of The People's Republic of China in 1949, many Hu tongs were destroyed and replaced by wide boulevards and apartment buildings. Now, many Hu tongs are being preserved and being designated as protected areas. In contrast to the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and Temple of Heaven, these Hu ...
... I needed Beijing to help me to breathe again (not physically I mean).
Beijing quickly helped me to live again. There were so many things to do in the city. I blogged all about my adventure, so my family would not be worried about how I was.
There were moments that made me analyzed my life. I questioned why the hell I chose to major in history, which is useless when it comes to job hunting. My mind wondered why I did not choose to ...
... map who could help us. So we walked on. After about an hour of walking we found our hostel. A couple of drunk Europeans trying to buy beer even though the keg was empty welcomed us and a Chinese worker who seemed to be finding it difficult to keep his eyes open. It was 2:30am by then. I was loosing a lot of patience.
The room was pretty el-average. But it was warm, so I was happy.
Robbie got up early the next morning and organised the ...
... that it was hard and not easy. Because that just reflects the incredible time we've had here.
Sweating and crying is a tricky combo.
SO many people in that train station. At one point most of us went up the escalator..but that was wrong..so we had to come back down.
Tricky part; no down escalator. Uh oh.
down the stairs we came~
suitcases, bags and all
So chaotic, but under the leadership of our ...
... and the Forbidden City. Tiananem Square was an eye opener. Going through security, we were waved right through. No one cared about checking us. Meanwhile, a 20 year old was patted down, his bag checked, the whole 9 yards. Tiananem was a must see, but not that great. There are these huge TVs that are supposed to be constantly streaming news, but for some reason while we were there it wasn't showing news. We asked a man to take our picture who was ...