Tag: Beijing

Beijing for Beginners…The Fun Stuff Adventuriety

For me, being in China was like being on another planet, but a vaguely familiar planet.  China is a very complicated place; a lot like an episode of Star Trek Voyager where past, present and future are all tangled together in some sort of Delta Quadrant wormhole.  For those of you who are not Trekkies, suffice it to say that Beijing was our first taste...

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Beijing for Beginners…History 101 Adventuriety

China was a big deal for a lot of reasons.  It was our 6th continent, our 18th country and our last destination for the year and above all, it was China and the thought of China intimidated me. Of all of the countries we have visited in the past year, China seemed the most foreign to me with its language, history, size, government and current...

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