Day 162: Beijing, China May 8th 2010 Day 162: Saturday, May 8th, 2010
Per Intrepid Notes, "We arrive in Beijing early in the morning after a night on the train. The capital of the most populous country on earth is quickly shedding its historical face in favour of modernity. However there are still plenty of places to go that will give you a great insight into the nation's history and ancient past as well ... 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
I am experiencing "Fernweh" which loosely means "an ache to travel."
I'll be traveling from November 27th, 2009 - mid May 2010.
My route, via Google map.
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