Beijing 2010



1 enter the Forbidden Palace

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5 studying room of princes
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13 visiting Buddhist monks
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20 waterpot
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28 costume of an ethnic minority
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44 soldiers in Tiananmen Square, the biggest plaza in the world!
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47 Qianmen (Front Gate) street
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50 Starbucks coffee ousted from the Forbidden Palace, but operating in the Qianmen Dajie street.

51 The street car named 'Qianmen #1'

52 Qianmen (Front Gate)

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55 making a commercial
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60 Enter the Temple of Heaven
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62 garden
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65 Temple of Heaven (Tian Tan), 3 concentric circles.

66 with Chinese students

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69 Inside the Temple

70 Oxen are offered on the altars
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81 altar

82 Bird's nest

83 tired of square buildings?
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88 swimming pool
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90 (former/future?) Governor of Iowa, Terry Branstad.