Beijing: The End of 8 Months September 1st 2010 Beijing In a Photo
I was looking for a photo that really represented Beijing and China for me, and this is definitely it. I love the fact that on one hand you have a little girl's balloon which sums up the colour, vibrancy and positivity that floats around the place at the moment. But on the other hand you still have Mao, and his old ways, keeping a watch
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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
I had been intending on solely writing my own journal during my time outside the Shires, but I love reading other people's travel stories, so I thought I'd add my penny to proceedings. I've no expectations as to who will be interested enough to read it but I'm guessing my main audience will be procrastinating friends and family wondering where I've bogged-off to and who fancy reading something other than TFL's latest update on engineering works on the Bakerloo line...
For those who don't know I have a 9 month AIESEC internship in Beijing with a Chinese company and hop... full info