Category Archives: Travel

News and notes from trips outside Beijing, or relating to previous trips to Beijing or other parts of the world.

Back in Beijing, Hu in Seattle

We arrived Monday afternoon back in Beijing, flown from the sunny blue Aegean to the Chinese capital at the tail end of a 10-day dust storm. Parked cars and buildings are coated in light brown powder that matches the color … Continue reading

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We’re back!

We’ve just returned from a trip to the south, a classic China-travel whirlwind featuring three overnight trains and one overnight bus all in the space of a week and one day. Each day of our travels the words “peak season” … Continue reading

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