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Whirling Dervish
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The Whirling Dervish 

He tilts his head, raises his hands, palms in opposite direction, then starts whirling. He does this for several minutes that I wonder how come he doesn’t throw himself off balance by now. The Whirling Dervish or Mevlevi of Turkey is a good dancer.

Mutianyu Great Wall
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Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall 

Beijing, The Great Wall. Walk up to the highest point tower 23 for a nice view. She tells us this as we drive on a sunny Friday morning to the Mutianyu section of the wall. What we didn’t know was that from tower 14 it was going to be a test of strength to tower 23. It took us around two hours back and forth I think. Difficult but doable.

Li River
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Li River 

Some time ago I came across a picture of the karst rocks of the Li River on the internet. The picture was so dramatic with reflections off of the very still water and a fisherman in his boat. It had me.