Monthly Archives: February 2015

China: My Flight and Arrival

The First Time I Travelled to China The first time I travelled to China I was riding in the back of a blue Malibu station wagon. It wasn’t the China in eastern Asia that you’re probably thinking of, though. It … Continue reading

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China, Day 1: The Pearl Market, the Temple of Heaven, and the Beijing Zoo

On my first full day in Beijing, I woke up bright and early to visit Mao’s Mausoleum. For some strange reason that makes even less sense than their economic ideas, 20th century Communists had a habit of preserving their dead … Continue reading

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