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In search of the Olympic Spirit (Beijing, China)

August 24th 2008
(Day 142 on the road) So I am back in Beijing, this time in order to enjoy the Olympic Games. The first night I stayed with the mother of my friend Li, which was really nice. We didn't share the same language but nevertheless communicated quite well! I was to meet Li and her husband a few times over the next days, ending it with a very nice dinner at a Japanese restaurant - the perfect tuni ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing

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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