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the walls of Tianamen Square  
   

the walls of Tianamen Square

Beijing, April 09

May 1st 2009
These photos were taken between April 15th - April 20th in Beijing, China and the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, which I found spectacular, despite the hazy atmosphere. Damn shame about the foggy air, because there appeared to be some seriously huge granite mountains shooting up north of the Wall heading towards Mongolia. As far as Beijing the city goes, I didn't really care for it. Too m ... 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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