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Tian'anmen Square

December 16th 2011
A short walk from Wangfuijing Street you can get to Tian’anmen square. A vast wide open square, Tian’anmen is where Mao’s mausoleum can be found and where students stood up against the tanks. On the west side of the square going towards Qian Mein there are some majestic statues that depict the communist struggle and victory. I am reminded a huge statue I saw when I was in Lisbon many yea ... 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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