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If you would be a
real seeker after truth,
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you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
Rene Descartes (1596 - 1650)

Travel Index:

Beijing, China,
November 16 - 30, 1999

Imperial Palace, Summer Palace, Confucian Temple

Interesting that the Chinese stand rocks on end as objets d'art, while the Japanese sink the heaviest portion into the ground as part of their gardens. The stone tablets below are the names of scholars who were successful in examinations during the Ming and earlier dynasties.


China index | The local park | Chinese friends | Peking Opera & Peking University |
The Great Wall | Tiananmen Square | The Forbidden City and Imperial Palace |
Imperial Palace, Confucius Temple, Ming Tombs, Buddhist temples |
Imperial and Summer Palaces, Confucian Temple | Summer Palace, Confucian Temple |
University of International Business and Economics; self-portraits!


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