China Day 6: Xi’an to Guilin

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Day 6 starts with a visit to the Xi’an Cultural Exchange Museum … … And then on to the Dayan Ta Great Wild Goose Pagoda … After lunch…

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China Day 5: Terracotta Army Museum

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The overnight train to Xi’an seems like it was made for a great night’s sleep.  Gently rocking over the rails, I should have been out cold.  But instead,…

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China Day 4: Hutong and the Temple of Heaven

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Today is our last day in Beijing, so while the bus is loading up I have some time to take a few pictures of the street in front…

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China Day 3: The Great Wall and Peking Duck

Monday, April 27, 2009

Day 3 begins with a tour of Beijing Banner Jadeware City, a workshop where artisans make jade carvings.  Like all of these tours they end with shopping for…

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China Day 2: Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City

Sunday, April 26, 2009

After breakfast at the Beijing Kaiheng Century Hotel, Day 2 gets started with a bus ride to Tiananmen Square.  It’s a holiday in China so the square is…

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China Day 1: Dulles to Beijing

Saturday, April 25, 2009

It’s the first day of a 10 day adventure with traveling partners Mickey, Donna, and Dr. Craven’s group from Milford High.  The rest of the group is flying…

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