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China Trip Day Four – The Summer Palace

Since this was our last day visiting Beijing we decided to order the room service breakfast rather than picking up a quick pastry from the bakery downstairs. We only had to order one breakfast since the offering was so huge.…

China Trip Day Three – The Forbidden City

My knee was still smarting from the previous night’s fall (in fact it continued to hurt for several weeks after) but we were here to explore China so as long as we had Advil and I could still stand up we got…

Museums /Stores Included on Great Wall Tour

Museums /Stores Included on Great Wall Tour Beijing Dong Wu Silk Museum (really a government-owned factory) – Tel: 010-62063630, e-mail:dwsilk@163.com Dragon Land Superior Jade – near XiGuan Roundabout, Changping District, Beijing.  

5 Lessons Learned in Two Days in China

We spent close to 18 days in several areas of China but it didn’t take us long to learn a few things along the way. These lessons aren’t the only things we learned on our trip but are just a…

China Trip – First Stop Beijing

Traveling in China can be both fascinating and frustrating.  That’s what Art and I were told on the outset of planning our 16-18-day sojourn, so we were armed with the knowledge that we would have to be flexible and aware…