The 2008 Olympics are for sure a world-wide event attracting thousands and thousands of visitors. Lets see how the Government will adjust together the 15 millions citizens with the foreign human flood in hot and humid August
For sure is not the best time to go. And somehow we perceive a kind of contradiction between the sport ethic of fair play.. and the human right deception China is constantly trying to mask. Luckily impossible in its 100%.
Further reasons why this metropolis is worth a visit are to be discovered in its past rather then in its present. From Chinese mythic bicycles, to Tai-Chi practice, tea houses and old hutongs or special foot massages you will have a glance of what the Chinese Republic is and was.
To escape from the mass touristy attractions, entertainment, anonymous luxury accommodations and expensive clich, or simply to hide away from the city smog and confusion there are a few things that someone can do to discover some Beijing traditional pearls.
Fragrant Hills, in the north-western corner of Beijing, is a good place for weekend outings and picnics. Formerly a Qing imperial garden, today Fragrant Hills makes an easy short...