This is the Tower of Buddhist Incense with the Hall of Dispelling Clouds in front. The Tower sits atop Longevity Hill, a 200-foot high hill that was built from the dirt excavated to make Kunming Lake. I took these photos at the Summer Palace in Beijing, which is made up of 300 hectares of palaces […]
This giant Santa statue was photographed outside the New World supermarket in Havelock North, New Zealand. I just love the idea of celebrating Christmas with a summer barbeque in the southern hemisphere — especially when the temperature drops below -20 °C here in Calgary! I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season and a happy […]
This photo of a man pruning a topiary is from my first day in China last summer. The area around our hotel in Beijing was pretty nice and I often walked by this topiary on my way to and from the hotel.
Sarah & I toured the Summer Palace on our first full day in Beijing, China. It was a spectacular day but Sarah wasn’t too pleased with me by the end. The temperature reached an incredibly hot 40˚C, and not only did I make her climb to the top of Longevity Hill to take some photos, […]