Travels with Elizabeth

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China’s People

Here’s a miscellaneous montage of some of China’s people who I captured with my camera.

People are people the world over.

Xi’an – Big Wild Goose Pagoda

We started this very cloudy (smoggy) morning with a relatively short ride south of town to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the Da Ci’en Si Temple and Monastery.  A short walk through a park led us to the leaning 210 feet tall pagoda – it has a definite list to the right.  It was built in 652 AD by the Emperor to house the sacred Buddhist texts that were brought back from India by the monk, Xuanzang.

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