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The Summer Palace an imperial garden in Beijing photo

The Summer Palace an imperial garden in Beijing

The Summer palace is the biggest imperial garden in China, and beyond doubt is the best preserved out of all the imperial gardens. It was built in 1750 and was originally called the “Garden of Clear Ripples” but most of it was destroyed in 1860 (The allied forces of Britain and France wanted to secure […]

18Jul2006 | | 8 comments | Continued
The Temple of Heaven, Beijing photo

The Temple of Heaven, Beijing

Well this was one of the places in China I travelled to which surprised me the most. It is also known as Tiantan (Tian tan). It felt unreal that a 20 minute walk from mayhem Beijing you could enter a world of peace and paradise. It was massive defiantly bigger than the Forbidden City, and […]

14Jul2006 | | 4 comments | Continued
Beijing, China photo

Beijing, China

Well my travel blog has to have a post about Beijing… and where do I start? Beijing is without a doubt the busiest place I have been to, including Hong Kong. It is situated in the Scandinavian part of China. Beijing city has an area of about 17²km with a population of 14 million people. […]

11Jul2006 | | 0 comments | Continued
Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China photo

Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China

Well today made me think of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, as it was today 17 years ago 03/06/89. That the Chinese tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square to attack pro-democracy protesters. And this time tomorrow hundreds or thousands of students and their supporters would have been laid dead around the streets. There was a very interesting […]

3Jun2006 | | 2 comments | Continued
The Great Wall of China, Simatai photo

The Great Wall of China, Simatai

Simatai is most definatly the best location to travel to, to see the Great Wall of China. It is just east to the Janshanlang part of the Great Wall. Simatai is also very quiet compared to the other parts of the wall, especially Badaling. There is an excellent hostel near the Simatai section of the […]

28May2006 | | 5 comments | Continued