Category Archives: Beijing

Beijing: The Summer Palace The last day in Beijing.  We were up early and at the Summer Palace entrance at the dot at 8 (or 8.30).   The sky was a beautiful blue, the sun was shining… i couldn’t believe this was Beijing weather!  The Summer Palace was everything you would imagine a summer palace […]

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THE FORBIDDEN CITY IN BEIJING I say this all the time, but it is because i truly feel it.  I never imagined i would be here and see this.  Feel this. I remember when I used to watch those movies about Chinese emperors… or those with Jet Li, with lots of Hollywood special effects.  I would think: […]

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It was one amazing weekend.  I haven’t travelled much in China although he has.  I took the speed train to meet T in Beijing.  Must say, the speed train is AMAZING!!! SO comfortable, better than any train we’ve taken in Europe, silent, smooth, and fast.  Much faster than air cos there is none of that air traffic […]

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