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The Forbidden City, Beijing, China

The Forbidden City is a contemporary misnomer as it is actually only forbidden to people without a few yuan. We went during a Chinese holiday (Worker’s Holiday) which may help explain the throngs of people in all of the photos. … Continue reading

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The Great and Arduous Wall of China

The Great Wall deserves its designation as one of the seven wonders, in fact, I would put it at the top of the list. It is a feat unrivaled in the modern age. Construction for the Wall began in the … Continue reading

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Off to the East

In 12 short hours I will be headed to the airport to get on a plane to China. This will be the first trip that I have taken where I have absolutely no handle on the language, no knowledge of … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

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A Strange and Beautiful Dance

Humpback whales are largely solitary creatures, spending the majority of their lives by themselves or with their young. Each summer they make the 3,000+ mile trek to Alaska in order to eat incredible amounts of food before heading back to … Continue reading

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You Otter Know

Sea otters are some of the most intriguing animals located in the North Pacific. One of the smallest marine mammals, they are also the only creatures who do not depend on blubber to keep themselves warm in the icy waters. … Continue reading

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