Earth Temple/Ditan Park

Ditan Park, or Temple of Earth. It’s huge, and packed. One of the most popular festivals during the Spring Festival, this is a giant fair. The temple has its version of boardwalk games, and barkers of course, that go on and on. Did see one show, folk-festival dancing of some sort. Some great lamb kabobs… Read More

Food in Beijing

The adventures of Bill in Beijing… The food in Beijing is, interesting. It’s also quite good, a lot of the food. Some of it is really god awful. I mean ‘wtf, why are you eating that?!’ sort of bad. For example, you can order and eat chicken cartilage. Yum eh? The selection, when it comes… Read More

Jingshan Park

The adventures of Bill in Beijing… Jingshan Park. Just a quick walk up the hill on Jingshan Park to take a few pictures and sit for a bit. It’s part of the parks and lakes adjoining the Forbidden City. This area used to be an imperial garden for the emperors. Good view from the hill… Read More