On our third day in Beijing we started our day with a tour of some of the Hutong neighborhoods of Beijing, immediately to the North of the Forbidden City. Our […]
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On our second day in Beijing we drove about two hours out of the city to the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall. This section of the wall is the […]
On Monday, October 7th our Trans-Pacific cruise ended in Tianjin, China – a port city 3-hours east of Beijing. Tianjin is a large city and the ship’s Port Lecturer suggested […]
They used to say that the state bird of California was the crane, because there was so much building going on, there were building cranes everywhere you looked. The amount […]
Qingdao and Dalian were our two ports of call in China before we arrived in our final Chinese port – Tianjin, where we would disembark the ship for the final […]
Korea is amazing! Consider the country’s modern history, occupation by China and later Japan – our lecturer Dr. Leavell called Korea the Poland of Asia. Then suffering a devastating war […]
Vladivostok is the Pacific terminus of the 5,778 mile long Trans-Siberian Railway. Running from Moscow in the West to Vladivostok in the East, the Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest continuous […]