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Beijing-Sightseeing

CHINA | Tue, 24 Apr 2012 | By wi-niko | Views [1061]

21 April 2012 On Tuesday, April 17 I flew Hainan airlines to Beijing.  I stayed 4 days in the Peking International Youth hostel which turned out to be in a great location in central Beijing as well as good clean accomodation. Day 1- Forbidden ... Read more >

Tags: 798 district, beijing, forbidden city, lama temple, mao memorial, palace museum, summer palace, the great wall, tiananmen square

On The Right Track

CHINA | Wed, 14 Oct 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [2898] | Comments [3]

At last we do a long overnight train journey in China...Hong Kong to Shanghai in 19 hours. We decided on the hard sleeper option rather than soft sleeper, the difference being there are 6 beds per cabin rather than 4, a ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, forbidden city, great wall, nanjing, olympics, shanghai, summer palace, tiananmen square

forbidden city fun

CHINA | Tue, 4 Aug 2009 | By yram777 | Views [482]

Beijings Forbidden City is quite literally the easiest place to get lost on the planet. To cover this legendary palace an effective plan was needed. The first smart move was to set out early. By noon the Imperial palance feels less like touring an ancient ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, forbidden city

Beijing

CHINA | Thu, 15 Jan 2009 | By glimmerwing | Views [778]

I arrived into Beijing with a little panic attack. I had forgotten to write down the directions and name of my hostel that I had booked over the internet, so I wasn't to sure where exactly it was and what it was called. I tried getting on the internet ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, forbidden city, great wall, summer palace, temple of heaven

Forbidden City

CHINA | Tue, 30 Sep 2008 | By abelaine | Views [1259] | Comments [1]

After taking a long nap we headed to the busy busy Tianmen sq as the Forbidden City (Palace) is nearby.  There is ALOT more people in the city at the moment, it seemed the whole country travelled to Beijing to celebrate Independence Day.  We could barely ... Read more >

Tags: forbidden city

Tianenmen Square & Forbidden City

CHINA | Sat, 5 Apr 2008 | By enanareina | Views [1698]

I rose at 0630, awakened my friend, and we headed out. On our way to catch a cab, we stopped at the street vendor, where for RMB 1.50 we had a hot pancake filled with egg, coated with spicy sauce and filled with lettuce. Very tasty. The cab dropped ... Read more >

Tags: first week, forbidden city, sightseeing, tianenmen square

 

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