China | The Greatness of the Wall

After yet another really terrible train ride, we rolled into Beijing before dawn and headed to the Russian district, where my friend Reed is nice enough to house the three of us. He took us to breakfast in his neighborhood and we gaped as he ordered in rapid Chinese that was comprehensible enough to get us soup and what can most easily be termed ‘oil sticks.’ Once he went off to work, we decided to explore our first really truly Chinese... Read More