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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog… 353 more words

Historic

Part #4: Exploring the Hutongs

In case you missed it…

Part #1: Off to China
Part #2: The Joys of Hilton Gold
Part #3: Getting a Chinese Visa

On our first day in Beijing, we valiantly resisted jet lag and set out to explore Beijing’s hutong neighborhood. 234 more words

China

Weekly Photo Challenge: Convergence

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog… 266 more words

Historic

The hutongs of Beijing

These days, in order to be a fully fledged patronising Westerner/ serious photographer/ nosy tourist, it seems you must explore the poorer, more traditional, ‘real’ parts of a city. 211 more words

Asia

The Hutongs of Beijing

The Hutongs are the old part of Beijing, quickly disappearing, where you can slip into the past. We took a taxi there, traveling through streets lined with shops and looking quite contemporary, not fancy, but not rundown, lots of restaurants and clothing shops. 142 more words

Travel

Lingering Look at Window Shopping in China

Posting this under the theme A Lingering Look at Windows and staying within the same window shopping mode as this week’s posts! These were taken during my… 69 more words

Weekly Travel Themes And Photography

Let's Go On An Adventure

As everyone began to pack their bags for their independent travel, I flip through a book about Beijing. I chose to spend my independent travel week in Beijing because I wanted to stay in this beautiful city that I would soon have to say goodbye. 981 more words

Food And Extras