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A Little Piece of Heaven

September 22nd 2008
Shane and I had planned on making today our Great Wall trip out to Mutiyanu, but the forecast was less than promising. Instead, we opted to book a taxi to the Great Wall on Tuesday and spend the day at the Temple of Heaven and the Back Lakes, or Hou Hai. It ended up being a really hot day instead- too hot for walking on the Wall, so we were pleased with our decision to spend it in Beijing inst ... 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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Tot: 0.191s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 13; qc: 50; dbt: 0.0512s; 50; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.5mb