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11 Jul 2011
Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven is one of the most famous sightseeing highlights in Beijing. While the temple is already a highlight, the surrounding park is also a masterpiece in Chinese landscaping. Well, the park with the temple locates in the southeast of Beijing. The traffic in Beijing is always a problem.  It takes a while of time to struggle with the traffic. With an excellent guide, it’s easy to get explanations about Chinese culture and history. It becomes also easy to understand the meaning […]

09 Jul 2011
The Great Wall

Chinese Great Wall in Badaling

The Chinese Great Wall is one of the most famous buildings in the world. Many people know about the great wall all over the world. For visitors coming from Beijing is it easy to visit at least one part of the wall. This part locates in Badaling around 80 km north of Beijing. A highway connects Beijing and Badaling. In fact, there are many different sections of the Great Wall around Beijing city. But the section in Badaling had best […]

11 Dec 2007


The gate to the world Shanghai was at all times the dream of every sailor in the world. Sometimes the city is called also the “Gate to the world”. Shanghai is one of the biggest agglomerations in the world. The urban centre counts around 15 million inhabitants. The whole agglomeration counts around 25 million inhabitants. It was and is still even today a very important business and trading centre. With the busiest harbour, a global financial centre and many industries, Shanghai is […]

15 May 2007
Summer Palace

The Summer Palace in Beijing

The Summer Palace in Beijing is a fascinating place. During a stopover in Beijing, I took the opportunity to visit one of the city’s famous places. However, Beijing has many such great places. But the Summer Palace is an important part of Chinese history. The palace area combines a lake with palaces and gardens. The palaces and gardens were built on top and around a hill. From the top of the hill, it’s an amazing overview of the whole area. The palace is based on […]

21 Jul 2006

Beijing China’s capital

China’s capital is Beijing located in the northeast of China. The city is one of the biggest metropolitan centres in the world. Also, the country has the highest population in the world. Anyway, China is one of the oldest civilizations on earth. As an empire, China exists for more than four thousand years. China is a country with many superlatives. The climate is hot in the summer and cold in the winter. The city suffers from smoke and heavy traffic as well as other problems. In two […]