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Black and White

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Short Beijing stint

January 23rd 2006
Beijing Jan 20-23 Temp: -5C to 5C Snow cover: trace Index: 1) Pre-amble 2) Great Wall visit 3) Beijing cycle day 4) China investment thoughts/advice 1) Pre-amble I arrived in Beijing the afternoon of the 20th and was happy to get off the train. The ride through northern China was quite an eye opener. The Chinese countryside is poor, dirty and bare. The visibility for the entire journey wa ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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