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China Trip - Beijing - Summer Palace

A poetic royal playground Bridge to pavilion A vast expanse of buildings and gardens set around a huge manmade lake, the Summer Palace...


Here are highlights from the from the first two days of my time in Beijing: Great Wall (I climbed all the way to the top of the section...

Welcome to Smelling the Road

OK, before I go any further, I guess I had better explain the name of this website. The short explanation is that it was inspired by a...

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