China--Anything other than of people

Challenge #2 in the around the world in 80 ways series. Hosted by santamonica812.
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What symbolizes China to you? It can be the sites (e.g., Great Wall, Terra Cotta Warriors). It could be iconic animals. It could be a landscape. Whatever (other than its people) says "China" to you.
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Between A'ershan and ManZhouLi, Inner Mongolia
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Travelling off road along the Chinese border, we came across the yurt encampment. Out came the GoPro and a kite and in went the locals because they did not want their images stolen!
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Submitted: Thursday, 3rd January, 2013 09:33 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 5th January, 2011
Focal length: 2.5 mm
Shutter speed: 1/3000 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
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