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The great wall of China stretching out an astonishing 6,259 km

HH:  I once read that the only man-made object to be visible from the moon was The Great Wall of China.  I don’t know that that is still accurate, but it is still amazing.

The great wall of China stretching out an astonishing 6,259 km

HH:  I once read that the only man-made object to be visible from the moon was The Great Wall of China.  I don’t know that that is still accurate, but it is still amazing.

Rehabilitated and Released -  eagle owls are released  after their recovery from injury in Cangzhou, Hebei province, China.
 About 36 of the injured rare birds were released. 
China Daily/Reuters

Rehabilitated and Released -  eagle owls are released  after their recovery from injury in Cangzhou, Hebei province, China.

About 36 of the injured rare birds were released.

China Daily/Reuters

Mao Zedong poses with American Journalist during the second Sino-Japanese War. Late 30′s-early 40′s.

Mao Zedong poses with American Journalist during the second Sino-Japanese War. Late 30′s-early 40′s.

The Royal Pekingese
In ancient China, an emperor’s last line of defense was a small Pekingese dog literally hidden up his sleeve.

The Royal Pekingese

In ancient China, an emperor’s last line of defense was a small Pekingese dog literally hidden up his sleeve.

A store on Dongtai Road, a chockablock stretch of antiques and curio shops, proudly displays a milk-bottle delivery box from the 1920s. (Items include some Cultural Revolution memorabilia)

A store on Dongtai Road, a chockablock stretch of antiques and curio shops, proudly displays a milk-bottle delivery box from the 1920s. (Items include some Cultural Revolution memorabilia)

Castle and Camels - Photo and Comment - Mei Xu
This picture was captured in Kumtag Desert which is the 6th largest desert in China.
HH:  Now that looks exotic.

Castle and Camels - Photo and Comment - Mei Xu

This picture was captured in Kumtag Desert which is the 6th largest desert in China.

HH:  Now that looks exotic.