Beyond Beijing

Beijing, China It was the first day of Spring, year 2010 and was raining as we got out of our van. I thought to myself, this is it, the Great Wall of China, one of the world’s greatest sites, and I am about to climb it.I was excited but at the same time, disappointed thatContinue reading


Shanghai, China After a rainy Beijing experience, we flew over 600 miles to Shanghai, China. I didn’t know what to expect but was excited nonetheless. Shanghai was very different from Beijing. I call it Modern China, with all the tall buildings, westernized waterfront and all the shopping on Nanjing Road. We had a tour guideContinue reading