“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

John Blofeld’s Map of 1930s Peking

Posted: October 3rd, 2018 | No Comments »

I was just re-reading John Blofeld’s marvellous City of Lingering Splendour which covers his sojourn in Peking between 1934 and 1937…it has a rather good map of the old city’s outline and major districts too…you can click on it to enlarge….

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