Beijing July 5th 2011 Other than the ocassional thunderstorm and the taxi drivers i was impressed with Beijing.
Forbidden city and summer palace were amazing.
The air quality isnt good and its hard to get clear pics of the sights because of the cloud/haze/pollution.
subway is great and very cheap, 20p to anywhere ! blooming crowded though !
beer cheap from shops and people very friendly , a few scam artists still t ... 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