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Aug 5, 2004 - Mainland China

Beijing was an adventure in bigness. The city is big, things look like they are within walking distance on a map, but when you ask someone which was to walk they just laugh at you and it takes you about 45 minutes to get to the place on a bus or taxi. The city also seems to be developing at an amazing speed; there are hundreds of building sites and more shopping malls then I ever thought I would see in China. Although there is obviously poverty, there is also a huge middle class, and China is much more developed than I imagined. No joke,...

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