goldenlangur Posted May 7, 2009 Share Posted May 7, 2009 Great Wall of China Ramparts darken under low rain clouds. The sun is aloft the other side of the valley and streaks clumps of peony in glistening red and green. Through and through empty passages the wind churns whorls of dust and a wail of voices. Headless and without bodies, an army of fingers clasped around Mao’s Little Red Book advance towards sun-hatted visitors. Mobile and digital cameras whirr: Live History! But Mao is not to be upstaged, Overhead, wings flap frantically. There he sits on a giant crane in electric blue, brocade suit. His lips not eyes smile. He leans over and flings us sheets. The crumbling parapets are no hindrance in our scramble. Each is a page from the Da Vinci Code. Long Live Dan Brown! goldenlangur Quote goldenlangur Even a single enemy is too many and a thousand friends too few - Bhutanese saying. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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