Grand sce­ne­ry

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Of­fi­cials in charge of a Bei­jing-Hangz­hou Grand Ca­nal he­ri­tage site re­cent­ly ins­tal­led "speed bumps," si­mi­lar to those fa­mi­liar to Ame­ri­cans dri­ving re­si­den­tial streets, but on a pe­des­trian walk­way, with row upon row of ri­sers to re­semble a wa­sh­board. A Wes­tern tra­vel wri­ter, along with edi­tors of People's Dai­ly Chi­na, sug­ges­ted that of­fi­cials were ir­ked that "di­sor­der­ly" tou­rists had been wal­king past the an­cient grounds too ra­pid­ly to ap­pre­ciate its beau­ty or context.

grand gran­diose / sce­ne­ry pay­sage, dé­cor / of­fi­cial res­pon­sable / he­ri­tage site site clas­sé, his­to­rique / speed bump ra­len­tis­seur / pe­des­trian pié­ton / walk­way che­min, pas­sage / row upon row d’in­ter­mi­nables ran­gées / ri­ser contre­marche / wa­sh­board planche à la­ver / edi­tor ré­dac­teur, res­pon­sable de pu­bli­ca­tion / to irk ir­ri­ter / di­sor­der­ly in­dis­ci­pli­né / grounds lieu(x), site.

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