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Amazing colours and patterns.  
   

Amazing colours and patterns.

Roof tops and gable ends inside the Forbidden City.
Beijing, Forbidden City and Food Market.

September 30th 2007
Spent a week in Beijing, our longest stop on our trip so far. We visited temples, tourist sites including the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, eating snakes and scorpions and the famous Peking duck, survived riding bikes, rickshaws and squashing on buses with busy commuters. The blog entries are split up as we have so many photos! Our first hostel had a Moon party, to celebrate the Moon fest ... 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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