Having survived Shanghai relatively intact, we were off to Beijing! It started out well enough with an elegant dish of Peking Duck at a fancy-ish restaurant we stumbled across.
This was our favorite restaurant while in Beijing. It was only a few doors down from our hotel in Lishi Hutong.
While the streets were often dirty by North American standards, there were some rather pretty scenes, like this:
One of the foods that hubby loved while staying there were the skewered sugared crabapples. They were, um, interesting:
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be." ~ Douglas Adams