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Lama Temple Gate

Beijing Express (or Opportunistic Tourism)

December 10th 2006
After returning to Japan for two business days of back-to-back work (no time to explore anything else this time), I flew to Beijing yesterday night for a couple of weeks of business engagements in China. The good thing about arriving during the weekend is that I was able to dedicate the entire day today to explore a couple of places that I had never visited before: Yonghegong (or Lama Temple) an ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing

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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