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Walking Beijing's waterways

Updated: 2013-04-07 15:01
By chinadaily.com.cn

Often the best way to explore a new city is by foot and Beijing is no exception. Although the city gets a lot of bad press for it’s high levels of pollution, it also has clear days and a lot of parks and paths to explore. In this video China Daily reporter D J Clark introduces five different one day walks using the myriad of canals, rivers and lakes to guide him away from the traffic and discover areas of the city few visitors get to experience.

Story: D J Clark

Video: D J Clark & Xu Jiye

Animation: Xu Jiye

Producer: Flora Yue


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Walking Beijing's waterways

About D J Clark

D J Clark has worked worldwide as a multimedia journalist for more than 20 years. As well as working for China Daily he runs an MA course in Multimedia journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University and is the Director of Visual Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism in Manila, Philippines.