Weekly Photo Challenge – Beyond

A tough one this week. And these are the best I could come up with: The first is from Beijing, China – the rooftops of the Summer Palace and Kunming lake beyond, viewed from the ‘Tower Of The Fragrance Of The Buddha‘ on ‘Longevity hill’. (Some of you may remember that I accidentally deleted the far nicer…

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Paradise On Earth?

Several ancient Chinese texts refer to Hangzhou as paradise on earth! West Lake – the original one – and there are several around the world, is the soul of Hangzhou and truly beautiful. We could understand why so many poets and artists had drawn inspiration from it for centuries! But the city seemed a bit contrived and…

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