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night train from shanghia to beijing

CHINA | Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | Views [326]

THE TRAIN STATION WAS PACKED. There were less people at the million man march and release of the WII combined than there are at this train station on an average day. Station aside the ride was spectacular. The night train made US passenger trains look ... Read more >

Club level Ritz Carlton Beijing

CHINA | Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | Views [618]

The Ritz Carlton Beijing Club Level can only bedescribed as 15 degress off food.They had sanwhiches...sorta and bacon...sorta and other items?. The dessert and waffles were safe. Unfortuntley I dont have the resolve of a toddler so I was unable to go ... Read more >

club level Ritz Carlton Shanghia

CHINA | Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | Views [311]

Shanghai was a step up fromm Beijings club level in terms of food. You cant go wrong with Peaking duck and fried rice. The sandwhiches were not covered in strange fish flavor either. The omlette station provided relentless satiation. We felt good and ... Read more >

China's taxi cabs

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | Views [430]

A 15 minute 2 mile cab ride in NY can run the average comsumer about $30. In China however something magicall has taken place. If you can endure the pungent smell of garlic and the outlandish Chinese sexual advertisements plastered all over the cab, ... Read more >

The Silk Market

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | Views [466]

Disney World has got nothing on Beijings Silk Market. This place has everything from shoes , and scarveswallets to ,watches, electronics, toys,and jewelery. The Vendors here are quite enthusiastic. When traditional advertisment doesnt work these sales ... Read more >

Tags: bartering, beijing, china, silk market

forbidden city fun

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | Views [488]

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

The Great Wall

CHINA | Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009 | Views [465]

The Great Wall was a rather unique experience. For starters it was raining which made the rocky hike up toward the cable car rather difficult. Im not quite exactly sure why we had to hike up to the cable car but we did. Its like the first dude to climb ... Read more >

Gallery: biejing

CHINA | Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery

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more food china

CHINA | Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | Views [283]

Since we are in north china now, we do not see any rice. they grow and eat wheat. We saw wheat from our train from Shanghia. it is hard to get mayonaise, they are happy to give you a sandwich and possible ketchup but no mayonaise. The hot water pot ... Read more >

food and drinks in china

CHINA | Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | Views [349]

First I have had enough congee and dumpling , dim sum for a life time. The congee is wierd but OK. it is like gitts but soupee and you put chicken slices , oinon, ginger and pickles and hight sause. the pickles are fermented in soy sause, brown pickles.... Read more >

Gallery: beijing

CHINA | Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: shanghia, ritz rooms, jewelery

CHINA | Sunday, 26 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: shanghia 1

USA | Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery

pearl tower pudong
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safely in shanghia

CHINA | Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | Views [457]

so far so good ,no H1 N1 scares so far, as a matter of fact , on the way to China Jack would ask me do we need to worry about the food yet and I would reply "what do you mean?"fortunately or unfortunately we have drank coffee , tea , ice, water, ... Read more >

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