May Break 2012: Beijing May 3rd 2012 For the may break the plan is to spend 6 days in Beijing, whilst applying for a Mongolian visa, then finish off with 1 or hopefully 2 days in Xi'an.
Day 1 - Sat Apr 28
I flew to Beijing on Saturday morning. I appreciated how the beijing terminals are walking distance away so it eliminates the need of a time-consuming shuttle unlike recently visited megacities: Shanghai and Manila.
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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