Confucius, he say: dont bother visiting here until 2008 unless large buildings completely covered in plastic sheeting, scaffolding and great heaps of rubble are your thing. Yes, he did actually say that. The trees in the very peaceful courtyard are lovely though.
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
Riga to Beijing on the mighty Trans Siberian via Russia, Mongolia and the wedding of the century.
And there's more! Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania with Dee-lightful Maguire coming up...
Still moving, not stopping:)... full info