Bustling Beijing August 20th 2009 China is the World’s oldest continuous civilisation!!!
We arrive in Beijing rail station and are hit by two sensory overloads; first is the heat, humidity hits you like a cheap shot straight in face, second is the sheer amount of people - there is a sea of people, heads walking in numerous directions.
After a quick trip to the ATM we head to the subway, now Beijing Subway is pretty easy to ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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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For those who don't know (surely there isn't a living soul who doesn't know???) the aim of our trip is to get to Australia without getting on a plane, after extensive research we reckon this probably isn't going to happen once we get to Indonesia, but we will try our hardest to achieve this goal and will definately go the furthest we can go by train/boat/bus/bike... full info