When we went to China we were really overwhelmed by the size and scope of its capital city, Beijing (Peking). Although I hope to one day do more exploring of this massive nation, our trip was limited to four days and there really is so much to see in just the one city and surrounding suburbs.
Our first night there we ventured to the red theater for a live kung fu show. WWW.RedTheatre.cn
My love for my favorite animal, the giant panda, had me spending most of a day at the Beijing zoo. This place makes for cheap entertainment and is easily accessible by subway. The zoo is beautifully laid out with excellent landscaping, exotic plants and docile animals. This was the first time (and possibly last time) we got to pet and feed zebras. Unscientifically speaking a zebra is basically a striped donkey. Most of the visitors didn