Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Imperial China

Dressed for a Minnesota winter, I climbed The Great Wall on a cold, rainy day in March 2008.

Using great care, I slowly pushed open the massive door leading to a place I was not to enter ...... The Forbidden City in Beijing.

Feeling like the Emperor himself, I strolled around the mystical grounds of The Forbidden City.

On a foggy morning, I slowly walked along the mote, that for centuries has been protecting The Forbidden City from common folk like me.

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