Details from the Summer Palace, Beijing

We did not go inside any of the buildings at the Summer Palace or climb Longevity Hill.

A closer look at the buildings on the hill.

A closer look at the buildings on the hill.

Decoration inside the roof of an open-sided building near the lake.

Decoration inside the roof of an open-sided building near the lake.

Detail from the cross beams of a covered walkway around the edge of the lake.

Detail from the cross beams of a covered walkway around the edge of the lake.

Door detail.  The Summer Palace is a Unesco World Heritage Site - so perhaps repairs are not permitted???

Door detail. The Summer Palace is a Unesco World Heritage Site – so perhaps repairs are not permitted???

Dragon boats.

Dragon boats.

Even the phones are disguised.

Even the phones are disguised.

Another amusing translation.

Another amusing translation.

Next post: Better in black and white.

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