Beijing 

There's a lot to see in this ancient city and the shopping and food are both wonderful.

                                                 The Birds Nest Stadium

                                               The Birds Nest Stadium

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 Simply amazing inside   

Simply amazing inside

 

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 This dragon shaped hotel was for the Olympic teams to stay.

This dragon shaped hotel was for the Olympic teams to stay.

                                                       Crazy Guy on the Street

                                                     Crazy Guy on the Street

             Drew and I at the Great Wall    This was as far as you could walk on the wall--- Mongolia on Drew's side -- China on my side.

           Drew and I at the Great Wall

This was as far as you could walk on the wall--- Mongolia on Drew's side -- China on my side.

                                                          The Great Wall    Definitely one of the world's wonders. Over the right side of the wall is Mongolia and of course China mainland to the left.

                                                        The Great Wall

Definitely one of the world's wonders. Over the right side of the wall is Mongolia and of course China mainland to the left.

                                                                                   Food Prep in the Hutongs

                                                                                 Food Prep in the Hutongs

                                                                                                  Shopping

                                                                                                Shopping

  Drew and I gave this beggar a ton a cash--not coins but paper money! He thought all his Sunday's had come at once! He would panic and rush the money into his pocket so he didn't get it stolen!

Drew and I gave this beggar a ton a cash--not coins but paper money! He thought all his Sunday's had come at once! He would panic and rush the money into his pocket so he didn't get it stolen!

  One of my favorite pics that I took. 

One of my favorite pics that I took. 

                                                 The Monks are everywhere

                                               The Monks are everywhere

                                                                                              Pearl Purses for sale

                                                                                            Pearl Purses for sale

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  In The Forbidden City

In The Forbidden City

 T his was in Tiananmen Sq

This was in Tiananmen Sq

  The Mirror

The Mirror

  500 Buddahs Temple

500 Buddahs Temple