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Beijing Part III: Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City

Waking up Sunday morning I was sore and tired from my miles of walking and Great Wall hiking I’d already done in Beijing, but I knew to beat some of the infamous Chinese crowds, getting an early start was imperative. 1,843 more words


Tempat Yang Wajib Dikunjungi di Beijing

Jika pergi berwisata ke Beijing, rasanya kurang pas jika belum mengunjungi kedua tempat ini. Tian An Men dan Forbidden City (Kota Terlarang) merupakan tempat yang menyimpan banyak sejarah. 240 more words


Vivienne Tam- Spring 2015 – Forbidden City Collection

Vivienne Tam pulls from Chinese tradition with a contemporary twist. Inspired by the Ming & Qing Dynasty, Tam invites us to Beijing’s imperial palace… 220 more words

Big city, Beijing!

And we are back!

Hey folks. We are indeed back in China, and have been so for almost 2 months. After arriving all by my lonesome,–Conrad here–and then Cori Anne beautifully surprising me on my birthday weekend, we had our first get-away of the semester: Beijing during China’s National holiday; all second-hand reports had said that Beijing is terribly polluted and way too many people, but we were quite pleasantly surprised. 707 more words

A look back: Imperial roof decoration in China

Here’s a detail from a roof of a building in the Forbidden City in Beijing that I took during our trip to China in 2007. According to Wiki, these figures were only allowed on official buildings. 105 more words



Traveling means so much to me that I can’t express all the reasons why…but I guess I try my best to showcase the reasons through my photography. 144 more words


Qianlong Emperor's Telescope

If you want to vanquish a thousand miles,

First hold it level in your fingers

And you can bring the hazy distance close.

What was blurred can now be made clear, 65 more words