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Private Gardens in the Forbidden City
On a recent trip to China, I was invited to a private residence inside the Forbidden City. I had a two-hour tea service that was pleasant and relaxing. After this, I was allowed to wander the private gardens and inner cloisters for a while. I took as many photos as I could, and here is one of them.
- Trey Ratcliff
Click here to read the entire post (and see a video of me on TV in China!) at the Stuck in Customs blog.
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