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May 22, 2005 - Beijing, China

People here are surprisingly friendly! I learned 8 words of Chinese that I like to think helped... Lots of construction and traffic, but after we found our way into the 'hutongs' (old neighborhoods), we enjoyed great food and stayed at an awesome guesthouse. Jen gets a lot of stares, and people are treating her like a moviestar... wanting to have their picture taken with her! We visited the Forbidden Palace and Tiananman Square. I wonder what Mao would think of all the people 'selling' souvenirs with his likeness!? Riding bikes across town...

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