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Hand Rubbing the Doctor's Stelae | by nerdcoregirl
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Hand Rubbing the Doctor's Stelae

Tortoises are one of four sacred creatures in Vietnam, and they symbolize longevity. I was told that it is very good luck to rub their heads, as it is something of a prayer/wish for long life. Taken at the Literature Temple in Hanoi.

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Taken on May 27, 2009