Portraits and People
Big Cities and Little 'uns
Man, these Chinese really know how to add a bit extra to their bridges. I can't figure out if it had some kind of a military advantage. It must have. In Europe, some of the biggest castles are on the waterways so they can charge taxes and enforce the flow of foreign boat traffic. I can only assume it was the same in China. Except, in China, many military installations are like this one, right on TOP of the river. It's not easy to sneak through there.
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