China, Beijing: Day 16

Today (Wednesday 20 July) I’m off to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Then to round off my time here in Beijing, I hope to finally taste the infamous Beijing kao ya (roast duck). Let’s see how well today goes… Especially as the forecast is worse than it was for yesterday!

China: Day 8-9

To be completed… Days 8 and 9 involve an overnight stay in Chenzhou, a similar coastal city to Xiamen but a 1.5 hour drive to the north. Chenzhou is renowned for being the cultural centre of Fujian province. By this, I mean that the city has a great history of multiculturalism. There are amalgamations of … More China: Day 8-9