Signing off from China June 24th 2010 TRAVEL PLANS:
Tomorrow afternoon we will leave Hangzhou and Zhejiang University for good on an 11-hour overnight train to Beijing. We will stay in Beijing for 4 days and visit the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and a few other places. Then will take the grueling 17 hour flight back to the United States.
This will probably be my last blog from China, since I probably won't have time to write ... read more
Asia » China » Hangzhou 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
Hi! This is David Simpson's travel blog. I will be in China for six weeks, leaving on May 17th and returning to Raleigh on July 1st. Please click on the subscribe button and you will get an email when I post an update. I will post written updates and photos about once a week.
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