Tag Archives: Beijing

The Forbidden City, Revisited

A day trip to the second most famous tourist attraction in China, the Forbidden City. Sometimes it’s the small things that count. Continue reading

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The Temple of Heaven

I take a trip the one of Beijing’s largest and most visited sites, the Temple of Heaven. A classic example of Ming Architecture, and well worth the visit. Continue reading

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Boiling in Beijing, Tiananmen

A failed trip to the Forbidden City, encounters with ignorant Americans and a stupid hot tour of Tiananmen Square. Continue reading

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Beijing Breakfast

A morning trip to a street stand where I have been getting Breakfast. Dirt Cheap and only half bad for you. Continue reading

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Traveling to the Beijing CUCAS Office

What should have been a simple trip to pick up some paperwork turns into a classic mess of wrong addresses and poor decision making. Continue reading

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Culture Shock

The true terror of culture shock is that you never really see it coming.  You could be fine for weeks, and then, with little warning, suddenly be overwhelmed by the world around you.  Or, in my particular case, 24 hours … Continue reading

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Back in Beijing

After much travel, several subways and a whole mess of Tech issues, I’m back online and back in Beijing.  My website has earned the great honor of being blocked within the PRC, and as such, it is far more difficult … Continue reading

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Returning to China

It seems that it has been quite the substantial intro to my traveling back to China, but after much time I am finally headed back.  The intro is over, and in just about two weeks I will be returning to … Continue reading

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The Opera

Oh yeah, that’s right, back again with my first post in about a month or so.  In the world of blogging, I’m not very good at keeping fresh material on the board.  On the other hand, work always takes precedent.  … Continue reading

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Older Pictures

With little time and even less material to work with, here are some older photos that I like. Continue reading

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