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Brutal Beijing Assault

August 22nd 2009
We arrived at the train station, ready for a shower after our wading experience leaving Xi’an. All that stood in our way was a taxi ride to the hotel on the northwest side of Beijing. We followed the signs to the longest taxi line I have seen. And, of course, people were crowding in a large group at the end of the line, and then merging into two side by side lines. I was pushy. I learned yo ... 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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