CHINA: Beijing...Tiantan...The Temple of Heaven June 29th 2012 CHINA: Beijing...Tiantan...The Temple of Heaven.
700,000 workers & soldiers cleared up snow on 23 December 2002...300 pedestrians were treated in hospital for falling on ice...the highest snowfalls in Beijing in 138 years...and I walked around the Forbidden City that day...in a blizzard!!!
The following day I visited Tiantan...The Temple of Heaven...and three visits over the years I w ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Temple of Heaven 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