My sore throat is worse today – definitely a cold.  And I sound like I have a cold – no hiding it now.  I don’t think folks are too happy about it, although no one is saying anything.

Another fantastic breakfast at the Ritz-Carlton.  Love some of the pastries, especially the croissants.  The van picked us up at 8:30 for an early start.

Beijing, Traffic

Beijing Traffic

This driver makes me really nervous.  We all think he’s a maniac.  Very aggressive in intersections, which are chaotic to begin with.  This is a picture at one of the Beijing intersections.  I had claimed the front seat of the van as I tend to get car-sick.  Sometimes being in front is not an advantage, as I could actually see what was going on – pretty scary at times! Continue reading