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Drying

This cart of some sort of vegetables is left out to dry in the hutong (alleys). The photo’s rather shadowed and can be part of this week’s Challenge: Shadowed .

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Winter at Xihai

I’d been meaning to revisit the charming little patch of Beijing that is Xihai, and finally did so yesterday. Strolling around there was a nice reminder that no-one does winter fun quite like Beijingers do!

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Beijing Uber Post

So I’m back in Ireland and real life has resumed with a vengeance, between finding a job and home improvements and sorting tax and insurance and all that boring grown-up stuff this blog has been rather neglected. 2,666 more words

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promenade à Beijing

Pékin, évoque beaucoup dans l’inconscient du voyageur : les concubines attendant nonchalamment leurs mandarins d’époux, les pousses-pousses tirant jusqu’à l’épuisement des clients arrogants et trop gras, les « 55 jours » et le coup de force des Boxers, un empereur devenu jardinier… 662 more words

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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

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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

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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

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