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Snapshots from Beijing

August 2nd, 2008 10 comments

I’ve been in Beijing for a little over a week.  While Western media seems mostly intent on investigating nail-houses and Internet access in the Olympic media center, I’ve been playing tourist.  But because I’ve been to Beijing numerous times, no pictures of the Great Wall or Forbidden Palace.  Here are a few stories from every-day life that caught my eye:

First, the first day of what I hope are numerous days of blue skies.  This picture comes from Friday afternoon, looking at the Beijing railway station:

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