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Tiananmen Square: Photo Gallery
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Tiananmen Square: Photo Gallery

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Beijing Tourism: Failed Attempt at Finding Tiananmen Square

It was our first full day in Beijing. We'd already been to the Temple of Heaven, but our next goal was to find Tiananmen Square. We were jetlagged and very tired because we walked a long, long way. Lydian talks about where we came from, where we were trying to go. She points out the Forbidden City in the distance. No matter how hard we tried that day, we just couldn't find Tiananmen Square. Every time we ...
Beijing Tourism: White People Picture Craze
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Beijing Tourism: White People Picture Craze

Lots of Beijing-ers asked to have their photo taken with us. It seemed strange at first, but then we kind of got onto it. After riding the subway for a few days, it became immediately apparent that there were very few other white people in Beijing. All of them stood about a foot taller than the Chinese locals on the subway. So this was probably why people wanted their photos taken with us. Because we were ...
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