Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Celeste Raymond

Chairman Mao watches over Tiananmen Square from the gateway to the Forbidden City, whilst soldiers in training march within a unit which is led by qualified soldiers. The trainees grasp umbrellas which represent makeshift firearms. This appeared to represent the ongoing and cyclical sense of security, law and order which underpins this beautiful country.

Location: Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China


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