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 The first setback: we both have caught a cold. It wasn't too bad, but we slept in this morning until 8:00. Then we followed our trusty guide to the Forbidden City. This place served as the Emperor's palace. One Emperor had over 3,000 concubines (that's why this palace is so big). Busy guy. The weather was scorching -- 38 Celsius, so Jill buys a hat for $1; she sure blended into the crowd. Random people kept asking to get their pictures taken with her. No one asked me though -- it must have been the hat.
 (Above) The Forbidden City (Below) Jill in her $1 hat