Monday, March 21, 2011

Checking Off The Great Wall From Our Bucket List

This spring break, Ellen and I visited John in China and in the process made some significant progress on reducing the length of our personal bucket lists.

After the jump, our itinerary and links to photos.


  • In the Air to China:
    • Mackinac Island, Sault Ste. Marie, Quebec, Greenland, Siberia (Who knew that to get from Texas to China, you just might fly over Greenland?)
  • Jiaxing:
    • Jiaxing University, where John teaches English
    • South Lake, where the Chinese Communist Party was founded in 1921
  • Shanghai:
    • The Bund
    • Xintiandi
    • Nanjing Road
    • Shanghai Museum
    • Pudong
    • Yuyuan Garden
    • Old City
  • Xian:
    • Terracotta Warriors Museum
    • Xian Wall
  • Beijing:
    • Sanlitun
    • Beihai
    • Houhai
    • Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Qianmen Dajie
    • Tiananmen Square
    • Forbidden City
    • 2008 Olympics Stadium

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