Posts Tagged ‘Beijing’

The Great Wall under a Robin Blue Sky

February 18, 2012
Quote of the Day #1: “I just experienced one of the top ten things in my life time: drinking tea with my wife on the Great Wall” ~ one of the teachers (if the wife…Read More

We’ve arrived!

February 17, 2012
Well, we have arrived in Beijing after many, many, many, many… hours of traveling.  With the time change, it feels as though we have been traveling for 48 hours.  Needless to say, we were all…Read More

Goodbye Beijing, Hello Chengdu

February 22, 2011
This morning we packed up our bags, parked them under a net in the hotel lobby and made our way into the maze of hutongs behind our hotel. It was our first time divided into…Read More

The Lotus Eaters

February 21, 2011
Quote of the Day: “I’m a little overwhelmed.” – student utterance after having his picture taken with approximately 30 Chinese nationals. Overwhelming indeed. Today was a day of touring overwhelmingly large and magnificent places of…Read More

The Story of a Beijing Sunday

February 20, 2011
Quote of the Day: “Whenever I walk into a sacred space I have to pee.” – A young man in search of a bathroom. We had yet another busy, busy day here in Beijing. After…Read More

Great Day at the Great Wall

February 19, 2011
To steal an idea from Doug Alford: Quote of the Day: “Is that a Pizza Hut?… Win! win!” ~ a student on our drive through Beijing this morning After a great night of sleep at…Read More

Safe and Sound

February 18, 2011
The group arrived safe and sound right on time today at 4:25pm. Luggage was collected, bus was loaded and it was off to Beijing. The trip into town took more than an hour with the…Read More

Today is Tomorrow

February 17, 2011
The Advance Team arrived in Beijing on Wednesday 2/16 at 4:25pm. We have checked into our Hotel and had a good nights rest. On Thursday 2/17 we spent the day making our way around Beijing,…Read More