The Forbidden City September 22nd 2007 Today is the first day of our Chinese tour. After breakfast we met with our Chinese guide and the rest of the tour group. It was a surprise to find out that the tour group comprised of one couple from Canada, us from Australia and the rest from USA. On our European tour there was one Canadian couple, one American Couple and 80% of the rest Australians.
The tour guide, Barbara, is a Chinese l ... read more
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
Hi, We are about to embark on a 3 month trip around the world...we leave in four weeks...AHHH! Can't wait to head off and see all the sights; just have to survive the stress of the pretrip organisation!... full info