Beijing Adventures June 4th 2012 This past weekend we had a three- day weekend courtesy of our teacher to allow us to travel to places that were far away from Hangzhou. All 10 of us American students decided to travel up to Beijing for the weekend. It was amazing and I wish we had more time there because there is so much more that I would like to see there!
We left Thursday night on the Z Train which is 16 hours long and is ov ... 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