Beijing on final approach
Landing in beijing
Scorched earth of Beijing on landing
Libby Anne in Beijing
BUildings close to where we stayed.
Cycling in the brisk morning temperature
Kite flying where you can
Kite flying on the streets = problems
Retrieving the kite
Libby Anne indulging in a warm beverage ..
Look who joined Libby Anne on this trip ...
an exoctic flower arrangement
Sunset in Beijing
Eat iranian in China? Why not?
Standing guard for something.
The shopping mall all lit up.
Another fancy Mall in Beijing
Buzz with the Beijing Apple store in the background
Cracking the whip ...
The trees are removed in winter, it makes the streets look very bare.
Street cleaners on the job
Winter street scene
All the flags are flying.
The Birds nest stadium from a taxi as we zoomed past.
One of those weird buildings the president was talking about.
The entrance to the Summer palace.
A utility building that is part of the Summer palace grounds.
The seventeen arch bridge. Beautiful
An old 6 tired pagoda in background, the silk bridge with buildings on the South Lake Island
The Lions lining the seventeen arch bridge.
Libby Anne at the summer palace.
Libby Anne enjoying the view
Top : The tower of the fragrance of the Buddha, behind it is the Realm of Multitudinous fragrance, on the right is the Revolving Archives, in front is the Hall of Dispelling clouds, to the left is the Abode in clouds and Pines. Really.,
Detail of the Hall of Embracing the Universe
Detail of the roof decoration of the Hall of embracing the universe
Jade peak Pagoda
Jade peak pagoda with the MIrror Bridge and Jade belt bridge in the foreground