This is the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs building. We were given a talk by one of their officials as part of the field trip. Our Professor, Stephen Levine, reckoned we must have been some of first Westeners ever inside the building.
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Blurry photo in low light of the main chamber of the Chinese National People’s Congress — the equivalent of our House of Parliament. Notice how it is similar to a theatre.
You miss so much if you don’t look up. This ornate pattern was hiding in plain sight on the ceiling of a pagoda along the walkway at the Summer Palace in Beijing (2006).