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Old Stones

The city council has been working on the the Singel, an old Amsterdam canal, for ages. I walk past the worksite frequently and wondered what was taking so long. 224 more words

Amsterdam

Nanjing - City Wall Walk

From the Jiming Temple, I walked along a section of the old city wall. This wall originally circled the whole city, both protecting and containing it’s inhabitants. 361 more words

China

Nanjing - Zhonghua Gate

At over 600 years old, this gate is a pretty impressive sight. It is actually a series of four gates which formed the main route through the Ming dynasty city wall – this set-up providing greater protection from enemies. 144 more words

China

A Strong City

Bible:

In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah:

“We have a strong city;
he sets up salvation
as walls and bulwarks. 642 more words

The Panmen scenic area

2017 has not had a great start if we think about air pollution. The PM2.5 index has been over 150 (unhealthy) every day for now. Sigh, this is winter in China. 364 more words

China

25-23 BC: Augustus (age 38-40), AR Denarius (RIC I 9a; RSC 397)

Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius. Emerita mint; P. Carisius, legatus pro praetore. Struck circa 25-23 BC. IMP CAESAR AVGVSTVS, bare head right / P CARISI VS LEG PRO PR, circular city wall with EMERITA inscribed above gate. 7 more words

Roman Empire

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria (2) - Views from the Wall (Day Four)

The 3.5 km walk along the top of the wall gave us a great view of wonderful architectural designs and styles of Rothenburg homes and buildings. 132 more words

Germany