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Exhausted and sun burned  
   

Exhausted and sun burned

Day 5 - The Really Great Wall and Donkey Dumplings

April 4th 2012
Got up early to test our "secret gate" to the Summer Palace. Upon entry we were a little surprised to see that other Chinese may have had there own method of early access. Still, there were not many people and our smaller team of Stel, Sin and me took advantage of the perfect blue sky weather and shutter clicked our way to the entrance of the palace itself where we patiently waited for the ticket ... 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: 2.755s; Tpl: 0.029s; cc: 21; qc: 113; dbt: 0.0563s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.5mb