Beijing

December 26, 2014 - January 4, 2015Beijing was the first city I...


Drug sniffing beagles


Street crossing


Yummy tofu street food


Pre-wrapped


Dumplings!


A man just nonchalantly cracking his whip outside a supermarket



The Temple of Heaven (TianTan) was where emperors of the Ming...















The Temple of Heaven (TianTan) was where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties would make offerings to heaven and pray for good harvests.


The 798 Art Zone (or Dashanzi Art District) are 50-year-old...


















The Summer Palace began construction in 1750 as a luxurious...


Peking Duck is hands down the best thing I ate in Beijing. It’s...











Peking Duck is hands down the best thing I ate in Beijing. It’s heavily disputed which restaurant serves the best, but we decided to go to Da Dong Roast Duck 北京大董烤鸭店. They have three restaurants in Beijing to choose from. 


We went to the Peking opera (or Beijing opera) at the Liyuan...









We went to the Peking opera (or Beijing opera) at the Liyuan Theatre 梨园剧场 to see a form of traditional Chinese theatre that combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance, and acrobatics. They had extremely elaborate and colorful (and seemingly heavy) costumes. It was quite a show.


I was told to visit Wudaoying in Beijing for its quaint mix of...















I was told to visit Wudaoying in Beijing for its quaint mix of old-fashioned hutong life and chic Western stops.


My friends and I did a lot of shopping in Beijing. We bought art...















My friends and I did a lot of shopping in Beijing. We bought art and decorations at the Panjiayuan Flea Market. Lots of vendors on the floor, and lots to look at.


There are different portions of the Great Wall of China you can...


















There is a 24-hour Wang Pang Zi a short walk from the Lama...









There is a 24-hour Wang Pang Zi a short walk from the Lama Temple. It’s known as the best place to get donkey-meat in Beijing. They serve flaky pastry pockets, stuffed with lightly spiced shreds of donkey meat, known in Chinese as 驴肉火烧 (lǘròu huǒshāo; pronounced ‘loo row hwore shaow’).


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