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Forbidden City  

Forbidden City

The Great Wall & Forbidden City

June 1st 2005
How Fantastic! Beautiful weather, 85 degrees and the sky in Beijing was actually visible. Armed with camera and water Jon, Leah, and I split up from our group so we could cover more ground. I’ve read about how so many people comment on the walls steepness, but I wrote them off thinking they were just out of shape or inactive, but believe me some steps could be three regular steps. I had to maybe ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing

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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