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One+of+the+large+tower+buildings+on+the+edge+of+Tian+Anmen+Square.
One+of+the+giant+monuments+within+the+Tian+Anmen+Square+complex.++Notice+the+giant+government+facility+in+the+background.
The+giant+portrait+in+Chariman+Mao+that+hangs+over+his+tomb+in+Tian+Anmen+Square.
One+of+the+two+statues+created+by+Chairman+Mao+that+show+the+peasants+carrying+the+ideals+of+the+regime.
The+second+of+two+statues+created+by+Chairman+Mao+that+show+the+peasants+carrying+the+ideals+of+the+regime.
One+of+the+corner+towers+in+the+Forbidden+City+in+Beijing.
One+of+the+elaborate+rooflines+in+the+Forbidden+City+in+Beiling.
It%27s+us!++We+are+outside+the+Forbidden+City+in+Beijing.++The+bronze+lions+were+reserved+for+the+Emporer+exclusively.
A+giant+carved+staircase+within+the+Forbidden+City.++Notice+the+people+in+the+upper-right+for+a+sense+of+scale.
One+of+the+newly-restored+sections+of+the+Forbidden+Palace.++This+is+the+area+directly+beneath+the+roof+on+a+temple+structure.
A+closeup+of+one+of+the+guardian+lions+of+the+Forbidden+City.
Yes.++They+actually+rate+toilets.
One+of+the+coolest+things+in+the+Forbidden+City+was+this+special+house+for+the+Emperor.++There+is+no+easy+access%2c+and+he+would+have+climbed+the+stone.
The+skyline+near+the+Summer+Palace+in+Beijing.
This+amazing+%27boat%27+was+built+to+show+the+strength+of+the+empress+Xue+Qi.++It+is+not+meant+to+move%2c+and+it+a+permanent+structure.
One+of+the+many+bridges+at+the+Summer+Palace+in+Beijing.
A+scene+on+the+waterfront+within+the+Summer+Palace+in+Beijing.
One+of+the+outposts+of+the+Summer+Palace+in+Beijing.
This+is+one+of+the+court+rooms+of+the+Summer+Palace+on+its+manmade+waterfront.++You+can+see+a+bit+of+modern+Beijing+in+the+background.
A+wonderfully+restored+burner+located+at+the+Summer+Palace+in+Beijing.
A+wide+view+of+the+Great+Wall+(taken+in+the+outskirts+of+Beijing).
A+rather+inventive+set+of+stairs+on+the+side+of+the+Great+Wall.
The+Great+Wall+has+these+outposts+every+hundred+yards+or+so.++These+housed+lookouts+and+archers+during+the+earlier+days+of+the+country.
Most+of+the+wall+is+not+restored.++In+fact%2c+most+of+the+wall+is+in+very+poor+shape.++From+my+understanding%2c+we+were+on+one+of+the+best+sections.++This+is+where+the+restoration+stopped.
We+left+from+the+group+to+expore+the+Ming+Tombs.++These+are+the+sealed+vaults+from+the+Ming+Dynasty.
There+is+a+place+near+the+Ming+Tombs+called+the+Sacred+Way+(or+God+Street).++It+is+filled+with+wonderful+statues.
There+is+a+place+near+the+Ming+Tombs+called+the+Sacred+Way+(or+God+Street).++It+is+filled+with+wonderful+statues.
There+is+a+place+near+the+Ming+Tombs+called+the+Sacred+Way+(or+God+Street).++It+is+filled+with+wonderful+statues.
There+is+a+place+near+the+Ming+Tombs+called+the+Sacred+Way+(or+God+Street).++It+is+filled+with+wonderful+statues.
This+large+temple+structure+marks+the+end+of+the+Sacred+Way.
This+large+temple+structure+marks+the+end+of+the+Sacred+Way.++As+you+can+see%2c+it+is+undergoing+restoration+for+the+upcoming+olympics.
Another+of+the+terribly+impressive+statues+at+the+Sacred+Way.
Sunset+on+the+Sacred+Way.
The+stairs+(and+gates)+of+the+prayer+platform+located+next+to+the+Temple+of+Heaven.
Jessa+with+one+of+the+others+from+the+group+(on+the+prayer+platform)+at+the+Temple+of+Heaven.
The+gates+to+the+Temple+of+Heaven+in+Beijing.
The+Temple+of+Heaven+within+the+Forbidden+City+of+Beijing.++This+was+one+of+the+many+temples+used+by+the+Emporer.
The+Temple+of+Heaven+within+the+Forbidden+City+of+Beijing.++This+was+one+of+the+many+temples+used+by+the+Emporer.
The+monk+Xuan+Zang+is+credited+with+bringing+back+the+Buddhist+teachings+to+China.++A+statue+stands+at+the+Big+Wild+Goose+Pagoda+near+Xi%27An.
The+monk+Xuan+Zang+is+credited+with+bringing+back+the+Buddhist+teachings+to+China.++A+statue+stands+at+the+Big+Wild+Goose+Pagoda+near+Xi%27An.
This+picture+was+shot+from+the+very+top+of+the+Big+Wild+Goose+Pagoda+(near+Xi%27An).
The+Big+Wild+Goose+Pagoda+in+Xi%27An.++This+is+one+of+the+most+important+Buddhist+sites+in+all+of+China.
Some+of+the+buildings+surrounding+the+Big+Wild+Goose+Pagoda+in+Xi%27An.
One+of+the+closest+shots+I+could+get+of+the+Terra+Cotta+Warriors.++This+was+shot+in+Pit+%231.
The+wide+view+of+the+Terra+Cotta+Warriors%2c+situated+in+site+%231.++They+are+housed+in+an+enormous+structure+for+protection.++Those+dots+around+the+edges+are+visitors.
As+you+can+see%2c+many+of+the+Terra+Cotta+warriors+are+not+in+good+condition.++In+fact%2c+the+vast+majority+of+the+warriors+have+undergone+a+great+deal+of+repair.
The+wide+view+of+the+Terra+Cotta+Warriors%2c+situated+in+site+%231.++They+are+housed+in+an+enormous+structure+for+protection.++Those+dots+around+the+edges+are+visitors.
A+closer+view+of+the+Terra+Cotta+Warriors+(at+Xi%27An).
The+Terra+Cotta+Warriors%2c+situated+in+site+%231.
Jessa+attended+the+Tang+Dynasty+show+while+we+were+in+Xi%27An.
Jessa+attended+the+Tang+Dynasty+show+while+we+were+in+Xi%27An.
Jessa+attended+the+Tang+Dynasty+show+while+we+were+in+Xi%27An.
The+Shanghai+Bund+Waterfront+by+night.
The+Shanghai+Bund+Waterfront+by+night.++That+tower+is+the+third+tallest+structure+on+the+planet.
The+Shanghai+Bund+Waterfront+by+night.++Both+commercial+and+tourist+ships+are+in+motion+throughout+the+night.
The+Shanghai+Bund+Waterfront+by+night.++That+tower+is+the+third+tallest+structure+on+the+planet.
The+Shanghai+Bund+Waterfront+by+night.++What+you+see+is+one+gigantic+tourist+ship.
The+entrance+to+the+Jade+Buddah+Temple+in+Shanghai.
More+interesting+artwork+within+the+Jade+Buddah+Temple+in+Shanghai.
This+seal+was+located+on+the+outside+wall+of+the+Jade+Buddah+Temple+in+Shanghai.
I+took+a+few+shots+of+Shanghai%2c+just+to+show+both+the+pollution+and+the+housing+conditions.++This+not+the+%27good%27+or+the+%27bad%27+part+of+town.++It%27s+about+average.
The+pollution+in+Shanghai+is+incredible.++This+was+shot+on+a+clear+day%2c+with+almost+zero+humidity.++In+a+few+years%2c+there+are+going+to+be+huge+health+problems+from+all+this.
The+pollution+in+Shanghai+is+incredible.++This+was+shot+on+a+clear+day%2c+with+almost+zero+humidity.++In+a+few+years%2c+there+are+going+to+be+huge+health+problems+from+all+this.
One+of+the+buildings+near+the+Shanghai+Art+Museum.++I%27m+not+sure+what+it+was...
One+of+the+first+beach+shots+that+I+took+in+Miami.++This+was+just+outside+the+Wyndham+hotel.
That%27s+some+blue+water.
I+don%27t+get+to+shoot+palm+trees+that+often%2c+so+I+thought+I%27d+make+the+most+of+it.
This+is+the+%27sign%27+that+sits+outside+Parrot+Jungle+Island+in+Miami.
They+built+some+really+interesting+lagoons+inside+Parrot+Jungle.
Here+is+a+shot+of+their+flamingo+island.++Oddly+enough%2c+they+seemed+bigger+back+when+I+was+a+child.
I%27m+pretty+happy+with+how+some+of+the+closeups+turned+out.++The+birds+were+quite+comfortable+with+people+taking+pictures.++I+guess+they%27re+used+to+it.
I%27m+pretty+happy+with+how+some+of+the+closeups+turned+out.++The+birds+were+quite+comfortable+with+people+taking+pictures.++I+guess+they%27re+used+to+it.
I%27m+pretty+happy+with+how+some+of+the+closeups+turned+out.++The+birds+were+quite+comfortable+with+people+taking+pictures.++I+guess+they%27re+used+to+it.
I%27m+pretty+happy+with+how+some+of+the+closeups+turned+out.++The+birds+were+quite+comfortable+with+people+taking+pictures.++I+guess+they%27re+used+to+it.
How+can+you+not+take+a+picture+of+this.++It%27s+required.
I%27m+pretty+happy+with+how+some+of+the+closeups+turned+out.++The+birds+were+quite+comfortable+with+people+taking+pictures.++I+guess+they%27re+used+to+it.
This+was+the+exhibits+section+of+the+Winter+Music+Conference.
There+were+constantly+acts+performing+outside+the+hotel.++This+was+one+of+the+DJ+%27showdowns%27.
This+is+the+inside+of+club+%27Shine%27+(inside+the+Shelbourne+Hotel).++It+was+a+pretty+wild+party%2c+and+they+honored+WMC+badges%2c+so+a+lot+of+people+showed+up.++Armin+Van+Helden+was+the+headlining+act.
This+is+the+inside+of+club+%27Shine%27+(inside+the+Shelbourne+Hotel).++It+was+a+pretty+wild+party%2c+and+they+honored+WMC+badges%2c+so+a+lot+of+people+showed+up.++Armin+Van+Helden+was+the+headlining+act.
This+is+the+inside+of+club+%27Shine%27+(inside+the+Shelbourne+Hotel).++It+was+a+pretty+wild+party%2c+and+they+honored+WMC+badges%2c+so+a+lot+of+people+showed+up.++Armin+Van+Helden+was+the+headlining+act.
Richard+J.+Dalton+when+combined+with+an+open+bar.
Poolside+at+the+Wyndham.
I+just+thought+this+was+an+interesting+shot.++This+is+the+building+adjacent+to+the+Wyndham.
Jess+(not+Jessawick)+discovers+the+Atlantic+ocean.
Ultra+Records+threw+their+party+at+the+Lucky+Strike+Lanes.++It+was+pretty+cool.
Clint+and+Drea+at+the+Wyndham+poolside.
The+WMC+stage+on+the+last+day+of+the+conference.
Jessawick+discovers+a+cotton+field.++She+was+so+happy+to+see+cotton+%22in+the+wild%22.
Jessawick+shot+this+one+out+the+window+while+we+were+on+I-95.+We+were+passing+through+Georgia+when+the+sun+started+to+set.
The+inside+of+the+%27Comedy+Warehouse%27+as+Pleasure+Island.++The+show+was+great.
This+is+a+wide+interior+shot+of+the+Adventurer%27s+Club+at+Pleasure+Island.++It+was+probably+the+best+place+on+the+whole+trip.
The+official+club+song+of+the+%27Adventurers+Club%27.++It%27s+another+of+the+entertainment+spots+in+Pleasure+Island.
The+entrance+sign+to+Pleasure+Island%3b+the+location+of+all+the+clubs.
Harper%27s+Mill%2c+on+Tom+Sawyer+Island+(Magic+Kingdom)
The+%27Big+Thunder+Mountain%27+coaster+(in+the+Magic+Kingdom).++I+shot+this+from+a+bridge+on+%27Tom+Sawyer%27s+Island%27.
One+of+the+caves+inside+%27Tom+Sawyer%27s+Island.++It%27s+pretty+dark+in+there.
Jessawick+with+one+of+the+aliens+in+%27Tommorow+Land%27.
This+is+the+magical+transforming+picture+in+the+beginning+of+the+Haunted+Mansion.
Mice+on+parade.++Literally.++They+run+a+huge+parade+each+and+every+day.