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Boiling in Beijing, Tiananmen

A failed trip to the Forbidden City, encounters with ignorant Americans and a stupid hot tour of Tiananmen Square. Continue reading

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Last day of 2009, decades on Tian’anmen

In the last hours of 2009, we find ourselves in Tian’anmen Square; the center of Beijing and the focus of two decades of fearful anticipation. The position this place holds in Chinese culture is hard to say. Continue reading

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