Day 7: Beijing

Our first day in Beijing, China! The golden lions guard a hall inside the sprawling Forbidden City complex.


Chairman Mao watches over us in front of the Forbidden City's outer gate.

Chairman Mao watches over us in front of the Forbidden City’s outer gate.


The Nine Dragon Screen inside the Forbidden City is one of the last of its kind in China

The Nine Dragon Screen inside the Forbidden City is one of the last of its kind in China


A young guard in Tiananmen Square gives us the side eye

A young guard in Tiananmen Square gives us the side eye


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