Thursday, August 08, 2013


In China the shell of the turtle is symbolizing heaven and the square underneath symbolizes earth. The turtle is considered the animal that united heaven and earth. The turtle is a creation of nature that carries its round shell over the ground, like heaven, and has a flat bottom, like earth. For more turtle symbolism see...

Next time I will take a picture of a turtle's head but that's another story...

Beijing, August 2013.

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