Beijing: Of Walls, Palaces and Forbidden Cities


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January 16th 2008
Published: January 16th 2008
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Beijing, China's capital, beats with the unrelenting pulse of 15.2 million hearts; the mad dash to modernity; the immense pull of tradition. Beijing: where skyscrapers and coal-belching chimneys jostle for sky space; where one day's worth of breathing is equivalent to chain-smoking 70 cigarettes; where planes get delayed because the smog reduces visibility to near zero. Beijing: where Olympic-driv... Read Full Entry



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Strange skyscraperStrange skyscraper
Strange skyscraper

Methinks it's a polluter
Question:Question:
Question:

What do you get when u cross a Crepe with a Wrap??? Answer anyone????
Hall of somethingHall of something
Hall of something

not quite sure
The way it wasThe way it was
The way it was

Cixi's room
Frozen in timeFrozen in time
Frozen in time

Forbidden city
Display StatueDisplay Statue
Display Statue

Summer Palace
Beijing in the backgroundBeijing in the background
Beijing in the background

Kunming Lake in the foreground
Marble BoatMarble Boat
Marble Boat

Summer Palace



17th January 2008

The Answer!
By-the-way ... when you cross a crepe with a wrap you get a CRAP. Did you guys actually EAT it? :-))
21st January 2008

China, unforgetable!
Hey you too! I really enjoyed our visit to China, the pictures were very clean and clear. You are now officially RM and GRM. I loved the excitment and I am sure that both of you had Daryl's heart in his hand wondering where you were some days. He lives in China but you saw China. Love Mom.

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