Day 90 – Ryan’s Birthday in Beijing, China

Today is my husband’s Birthday! We began the day by taking the metro to the train station to purchase our tickets to Lhasa. Although it will be quite expensive, we are extremely excited about our upcoming adventure to Tibet. Upon securing our tickets, we headed to The Summer Palace where we had a lovely day. The Summer Palace is a former summer retreat of the royals. It is a UNESCO site situated on a beautiful lake. After exploring the Palace’s magnificent gardens, we hopped on the metro to visit Beijing’s Olympic Park. The Beijing National Stadium (a.k.a “the bird nest”) is a VERY cool structure.

(The Summer Palace complex)


(Birthday boy at the Olympic Park)



2 Responses to “Day 90 – Ryan’s Birthday in Beijing, China”

  1. Aunt Jan Says:

    Happy belated birthday, Ryan! What a way to spend your birthday! The bird nest looks interesting.

  2. Ryan says thank you 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: