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Arrived in Beijing

We flew from Xi’An to Beijing, the Capital of the People’s Republic of China (585 miles). It was a pretty clear day and our airplane from Air China flew pretty low, so we were able to see a lot on the ground: mountains with snow, villages, and rivers. Since arriving in Beijing late in the […]

Chinese Flag

The red symbolizes the blood of the heroes. The big yellow star stands for the government and the four smaller stars represent the people of China.

Xi’An: City Wall and Hot Pot

We met Marvin, our guide, at 9 am and headed for the Xi’An City Wall. The City Wall, still intact, forms a 9 mile rectangle around the center of the city.From the wall we had the chance to observe a elderly man doing Tai Chi exercises. Watch the following video to learn how Chinese children […]