Sunset of the Forbidden City, Beijing (northwe...

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we worked out early at the gym, checked out Tianneman Square which was quite crowded. we also checked out the Forbidden City and the many Halls (“hores”).  then we headed to the Temple of Heaven…echo wall.  we checked out henderson shopping centre (close to our subway stop) and played lunch roulette (basically ordering off a non-english menu without pictures…just pointing to the characters). after lunch, we took the beijing subway to Lama Temple where we saw an 88 foot wooden Maitreya buddha.


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