Adventures of George and Heidi

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Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China

by Heidi

April 30, 2009: George and I headed off on the subway to visit the Temple of Heaven.  If you are next to a subway line it is very easy to get here since there is a stop right out in front of the gate.  We purchased the tickets that also allow entrance into 3 of […]

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The Forbidden City, Beijing China

by Heidi

On our second day in Beijing China we started out by visiting the Mao Zedong Mausoleum.  We had visited Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum in Vietnam, and since we were there, we decided to visit Chairman Mao’s, as well.  We had to check our bags and cameras before we were allowed inside.  It was another somber […]

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First Day in Beijing, China: Tiananmen Square, Bei Hai Park & Olympic park

by Heidi

Tiananmen Square First, George, Pan, and I headed to Tiananmen Square.  The subway system was upgraded for the 2008 Olympics, and the train lines near where we were staying now have English, and are quite convenient for getting around the city.  What is also nice about the subway is the single price for any destination!  […]

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