Saturday, April 16, 2011

Beijing, China

China here I come (or there I went)...what an amazing country and trip!

First stop: Beijing...


Welcome to the Summer Palace...














Tiananmen Square...




The Forbidden City or Imperial Palace...








Waterway in downtown Beijing...

The Great Wall at Badaling and our little tour bus...










IT buildings near the Olympic Park...

The Birdcage...


The Cube...


Getting ready for a spin around Hutong, the old town...




Tian Tan Park where many gather for morning exercise and fun...






The Temple of Heaven (and heavenly blue skies!)...





Beijing Airport...

Next stop: Xian.

4 comments:

Kay L. Davies said...

Wonderful photos! We were there in 2008 and your photos bring back so many memories. "Next stop Xian"? Fabulous! The Terra Cotta Army is amazing!
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

What a great collection of photos. Good for you for going. Long ago I dreamed of going to China, but that was as I said, long ago.

Photo Cache said...

a trip of a lifetime. i didn't realize you are posting already. i have to catch up.

Joyful said...

So many beautiful photos. You make a very large city look tranquil.