December 26, 2009 December 26th 2009 The headlines of the China Daily today, "Cold wave numbs North China" and we would agree. It turns out yesterday was a very good day to sleep in and take it easy as it was record cold in Beijing. The high yesterday was about 25 and while we were walking to the subway last night it was about 15! Thankgoodness for long underwear and Lands End insulated boots!
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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