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Gate in Tiananmen Square

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What's not to like about Beijing

January 1st 2009
What a wonderful time we had in Beijing. Over a week of exploring the capital, and its surroundings, was great. We stayed at the Sulitun International Hostel (near the Worker's Stadium) in the northeast side of the city within walking distance of the Dozhimen subway station. Arriving early evening in the city, the first stop was a delicious dinner at a local restaurant that was fit for five ... 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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