I’ve had a week in Beijing attending a WMO metadata workshop, and a week off, during which my only use of a computer was to play with photographs!

The meeting was very good, but I have to say I really enjoyed getting to see a couple of famous places. What I didn’t enjoy was coming home with a case of Beijing Belly and spending a fair bit of my week off less than healthy …

the Summer Palace

The amazing long gallery:

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and various temples, including:

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The Great Wall

A bit of shame that it was so foggy, but still “great”:

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