China here we are -:) July 18th 2008 (Kwesi saved these pictures before we left!)
It's smokey. Hard to believe we are in a giant internet cafe with a whole bunch of smokers, but that is life!
We arrived yesterday afternoon. It's been hot here but not nearly as hot as I know Beijing can be! We spent part of today at the beautiful summer palace. Kwesi had a lot of fun taking pictures (although we do not have our cameras here ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Beihai Park 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