Tokyo and Nikko!
I've been going through old external hard drives and have found all sorts of old photos. Rather than post them back on their actual dates (where they'll be lost…
posted on Feb. 21, 2009
Slightly warmer weather
It snowed this week like nobody's business. In Beijing, that means perhaps a grand accumulated total of 2 inches in the shade. Still, this is unusual in our…
posted on Feb. 20, 2009
Bustin' out the double-lens camera
I gotta learn to use this thing all over again. Good news is, everyone lets you take their pictures when you are holding a camera that looks that nonthreatening…
posted on Feb. 11, 2009
Mandarin Hotel fire, aftermath
Fire's out! Hotel is still standing, for the time being.
posted on Feb. 10, 2009
Mandarin Hotel Fire
What do you get when you mix Lantern Festival fireworks with a penumbral (meaning barely noticeable) lunar eclipse? Mandarin Hotel conflagration! I was at my…
posted on Feb. 09, 2009
Off-Season Merry Christmas
Outside the Tianyi market in Beijing.
posted on Feb. 08, 2009