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Aerial view, Forbidden City, Beijing  
   

Aerial view, Forbidden City, Beijing

Courtesy anonymous postcard photographer. Tiananmen Gate is in the foreground.
21. Beijing: Peking Duck and other animals

October 12th 2007
If you are not one of our family and friends, we would be really interested to know how you found our blog - please email us at olarse@hotmail.com - many thanks! (N) Thurs 4th Oct - in the wee hours, we visited a genuine Mongolian disco! We had been looking for a jazz club, but it was the disco that we had stumbled across, or nothing. As the only 'white' faces, it was ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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