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Photos taken in the Fragrant Hills Park in north-east of Beijing in October 2006. The park is only a short taxi ride from the Summer Palace (two previous albums) and it is another place not to be missed. A cable car goes to the very top and one can take it if about 3-4 hour climb cannot be done for some reason... I did take it on the way down (legs did not work too well...) and the views from it are absolutely breathtaking. Again - not a single tourist in sight - particularly on walking trails leading to the summit. I've missed the time when the hills turn red by only a week or two - everything was still more or less green. Also - at about one-third way to the top I've stopped taking photos, as continuous walk up and up was quite an exhausting exercise... Please click on the image to enlarge it.
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view from the summit
the summit
view from the summit
view from the cable car
the cable car
view from the cable car - Temple of Azure Clouds
view from the cable car - Luminous Temple and Glazed Tile Pagoda
view from the cable car
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feeding the goldfish
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Glazed Tile Pagoda
that's how you walk for some hours...
Glazed Tile Pagoda
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