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Rolling Hills and Empty Lanes, 2017/11/19

In Brief: See 30+ photos from our hike through the rolling hills of Miyun County.

The Rolling Hills hike is a Beijing Hikers classic, a twisting and turning trail between villages in the hills south of the Miyun Reservoir.

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The dogs in the courtyard were checking us out.

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Persimmons left on the trees. The low market price doesn't make it worthwhile to harvest them.

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Quite tasty.

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In the next village, more persimmons and some gourds.

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Grazing goats.

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An aqueduct.

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About to start the ‘Across the Top’ trail.

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