Beijing’s winter countryside

It’s still winter time in Beijing and when we got there last week, the temp was averaging a high of 5 degrees and a low of -3 degrees Celsius. Winter’s worst was over and it was getting warmer, the guide told us. The cold, dry winter was a welcome treat – tolerable and very much enjoyable!

We drove to Tianjin – China’s third largest city after Shanghai and capital Beijing, about an hour and a half drive from central Beijing. The winter view of the countryside – foggy landscapes, frozen waterways, and leafless deciduous trees along the expressway – was truly awesome. Here are samplers…




Leaving Beijing, above.





Leafless deciduous trees along the highway to Tianjin.

Photos taken February 21, 2008 at the outskirts of Beijing.

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~ by gerryruiz on 26 February 2008.

One Response to “Beijing’s winter countryside”

  1. Keep that camera clicking…you’ve got beautiful views to capture while there in Beijing. Just make sure you won’t get under the weather…it’s sooooo freezing cold out there. 🙂

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