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Touching for luck - Forbidden City, Beijing

Touching for luck - Forbidden City, Beijing

As an aid to extinguish ifres, large pots of water were located throught the Forbidden City. These were heated with first underneath in the wintertime to ensure the water did not freeze. Rubbing these relics is considered to bring one good luck.

Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
1/1250s f/4.0 at 17.0mm iso200 full exif

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