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Labrang Monastery and Tibetan New Year, 2016/02

Labrang Monastery and Tibetan New Year, 2016/02

We timed our scouting trip to Xiahe for the Tibetan New Year celebrations at Labrang Monastery. The celebrations are a major event, with performances and rituals that are seldom seen elsewhere. Click through to see the shots.

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2016/02/24

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2016/02/24

See 20 shots of the unrestored Jiankou Great Wall and the restored Mutianyu Great Wall, taken on a cold and crisp day in February.

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Jinshanling Great Wall, 2016/02/17

Jinshanling Great Wall, 2016/02/17

We headed out to the Jinshanling Great Wall on a cool and clear day, and had the place all to ourselves. Nice! The Jinshanling Great Wall is a repaired section that dates back to the Ming Dynasty, and offers some of the best views of the wall in Beijing. Click through to see photos.

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Yu County’s overnight trip, 2016/2/10-11

Yu County overnight trip, 2016/02

See 68 photos from our February 2016 trip to Yu County to see the traditional street parades and performances for Chinese New Year.

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