New Years Market in Beijing

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On Saturday we started the day slowly with a walk in the late morning. A friend of the Spanish guys recommended going to a certain metro station because it would be nice to walk around there. Well…it wasn’t! Nothing special to see except for a few small streets in which some locals tried to tell us at some point that this is private and we are not supposed to be there…”我们不懂!” We got back for …

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Chinese New Year

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Luckily this time my flight wasn’t delayed (theory for the moment: flights from and to Beijing are too prestigious to be delayed). I took the Airport Express into downtown and met Newton and the two Spaniards at the metro exit. We went to his family’s apartment only a few streets away, in the middle of Beijing and got greeted by the whole family that gathered for the spring festival. We were invited to do dumplings …

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