Traditional style courtyard homes line the Hutongs. While these were once how nearly all Beijingers lived, in recent years many Hutong have been replaced with high rises, and the process of suburbanization has begun.
Beijing Apartment and Snow February 10th 2011 Hello everyone,
well its been a while since I have updated this site. Since my last TravelBlog entry I have moved to Beijing, China where I have started a job teaching English to adults and a training center here.
I will be posting photo updates to this site periodically. One of the main reasons I will be using this site is that travelblog, unlike many other popular blogging sites, is curren ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Dongcheng 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