Beijing October 18th 2009 Hi Dear Friends,
sorry for the big silence, we haven't posted any entries for long... partially because of the trip to North Korea, but let us start with Beijing first!
After the harsh weather in Mongolia we really longed for the high 10s or low 20s C in Beijing, which thankfully awaited for us there. OK, no fliplops weather, but we could get rid of the long john's, gloves, caps and fleece j ... 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
It looks like a dream will come true... At least the drunken visions we had in Nancy became true!
For Valentine's day in 2009 we went for the weekend to Nancy, France. A former colleague of Agi had told us Nancy is really nice and has a fantastic French restaurant, which should not be missed. So we headed of to Nancy, got a nice hotel room downtown and enjoyed the city. In the evening to went to the square where this excellent restaurant should be, but after three circles around the church and checking every restaurant we saw (read: a lot.... full info