Well, it is hard to believe it has already been 5 days. We are currently on our way to Beijing. While flying over Hong Kong, it was incredible to see how highly dense the city was and yet so contained. Most all of the buildings were so similar to each other.

Tomorrow we will get a briefing from the U.S. embassy on the current economic and political situation in China, followed by a briefing on the changing dynamics of Chinese society and the increasing appetite for consumer goods. We will make a few cultural visits, walk the Great Wall and then see the Olympic Game sights. We have a busy day ahead, so I better get some rest.