Day Six 15th April 2015 - Beijing April 23rd 2015 Travel today to Beijing formerly Peking capital of the Peoples Republic of China. Mode of transport the impressive bullet train which speeds along at 302kph and is smooth as smooth ! On arrival we visit the Imperial Summer Palace a retreat in the heat of the summer for the emporer and his entourage.
The longest open sided corridor in the world ends at the marble boat on the lake where we board a ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Tian'anmen 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