Hi there, Swatchy McSwatchypants finally reporting in! Guess what? I went to China!
I accompanied Knittah's Dad to China as part of US group meeting with Chinese scientists on global warming. But I'll get to that. First, Knittah's Dad had to pack me in his bag to make sure I traveled safely.
It's a very very long trip, although I guess Swatchy Hugz already told you that. I was homesick when we got there, and tried to call you. That's my friend Frank helping me out.
Luckily, our hotel was very nice.
Check out this amazing carved elephant tusk in the lobby of our Beijing hotel! Isn't it cool?
Did you know that Beijing has terrible air pollution?
The Chinese economy is one of the fastest growing in the world, and this has led to lots more cars and buses on the roads and many more factories. The good news is that the government has paid attention to the need to clean the air, especially because of the upcoming Olympics. Even so, Beijing is a big city, and a bit scary for little old me!