Monthly Archives: April 2008

PEK Airport – Beijing China. Know Your Terminal! Hint – it is probably “3”


PEK Beijing – Know Your Terminal! When travelling to or from Beijing’s Airports, keep these items in mind: BCIA stands for “Beijing Capital International Airport” and is commonly used when referencing the Beijing Airport even though PEK is the same … Continue reading

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Beijing Table Tennis


Beijing Table Tennis Originally uploaded by JoeDuck We had a lesson from a former member of the China National Team here in the TT club located in the Basement of the huge sporting goods store on Wanfujing Street, Beijing’s big … Continue reading

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Beijing McDonalds


Beijing MacDonalds Originally uploaded by JoeDuck Don’t you just hate people who go all the way to Beijing, China, home to some of the world’s most outstanding asian cuisine, only to eat .. McDonalds Burgers along with the huge crowds … Continue reading

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In defense of Miley Cyrus, who still rocks …


As the dad of an 11 year old I’ve seen more than my share of the Disney Channel’s huge TV hit: Hannah Montana.   But I don’t mind because Hannah Montana is a great family show.   Unlike so much of the garbage that … Continue reading

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Park near Tiananmen Square, Beijing


Park near Tiananmen Square, Beijing Originally uploaded by JoeDuck This public park off of Tiananmen Square was very well kept, I think these were sweeper carts for the folks who … sweep up. Those folks are everywhere and I’m not … Continue reading

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Forbidden City, Beijing


Forbidden City, Beijing Originally uploaded by JoeDuck The Forbidden City and Great Wall of China are the top attractions in China even for locals and people who come to Beijing from around China. In April we enjoyed the fact there … Continue reading

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Organic Frustrations?


CNN is reporting today on a new study that shows Americans are getting increasingly reluctant about  Organic products:  http://money.cnn.com/2008/04/23/news/companies/organics_backlash/index.htm?postversion=2008042314 Folks, that is a good thing because for the most part the whole concept of organic food superiority is at best … Continue reading

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