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Beijing and the Great Wall

May 3rd 2012
We arrived in Beijing on the 3rd May, signaling the end of our 9000 mile Tran Siberian train journey from Moscow. The 32 hours from Mongolia had been eventful as we got carried away having a few beers with a French couple in the superbly decorated Mongolian restaurant car. The fun was cut short by our Chinese border arrival and the following wheel change for the train. Toilet facilities were close ... 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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