The Summer Olympics began in Beijing on August 8, 2008 (08.08.08) at 8:08 pm. The date and the time were chosen for the auspicious meaning in the Chinese language, the pronunciation of "8" sounding close to the pronunciation of "wealth." As the world continues to focus its attention on Beijing and to the elite athletes there for the Olympics, here is a virtual tour of the 8 most sacred places in this historically prominent city.
Friday, August 15, 2008
Posted by Mark S. Kuhar . . .