Friday, February 27, 2009

Hong Kong Cruise

As the weather in Beijing continues to freeze, Hong Kong is pleasantly warm.

We recently took a short cruise in Causeway Bay to enjoy the spring weather.




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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Recent snow not enough for this poor skier!

Help! Send more snow!

Monday, February 23, 2009

Olympic Park Snow and Ice

Iced in
Iced in
Icy Conditions
Icy conditions



Sunday, February 22, 2009

Nikon Camera Service Centre in Beijing

Nikon only have one official service centre in Beijing.

The location is Room 307 BUILDING E1 , Oriental Plaza, Wangfujing.
Check the location on this site:
www.nikon.com.cn
Place your mouse over Beijing, "北京" to view the location map. Most hotels will be able to provide instructions for use with taxi drivers when accessing Oriental Plaza.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Beijing Twitpics

We'll be uploading images of Beijing to Twitter so catch up with the latest pictures from the Chinese capital and other parts of China here.

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Lantern Festival Beijing

This year's Lantern Festival on February 9 was celebrated in Beijing with actors performing traditional dances in the street and a huge fireworks display after dark.



The Lantern Festival is the traditional end of the Chinese New Year Festival.

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Last Tiger Shot In Hong Kong

The blackened skin of the last tiger shot in Hong Kong is displayed at the Tin Hau Temple in Stanley on Hong Kong Island.

Last Tiger Shot In Hong Kong

The tiger was bagged outside the local police station in 1942 by officer Ruh Singh. The beast weighed in at 240 pounds and was 73 inches long, standing 3 feet tall.

Hong Kong was under Japanese occupation at the time.

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Saturday, February 07, 2009

Temple Fairs At Chinese New Year

Temple Fairs are in full swing during the Chinese New Year celebrations.

The contemporary Beijing temple fair has an amazing variety of strange products on display including inflatable turds this year.


Beijing Temple Fair By Wang Xi


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