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Dapeng Ancient City

Dapeng #2: Ancient City

October 2nd 2022
I must have still been in work mode, as I woke up early. I was glad though as I wanted to explore the old town early, as I wasn't sure if hordes of visitors would descend on the place with it being a public holiday. The ancient city was built in the late 14th century and it served as a naval base to counter pirates coming from the South China Sea. It's weird that the old town is so close to the be ... 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
24th February 2023

Heroes of the Revolution
Fantastic blog. Your street and alley scenes are stunning. Then one stumbles on this one. Words do not adequately express how inspirational this image is.
28th February 2023

Thank you
It amazes me that it was just tucked away in a courtyard.

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