hutong courtyard

the cold grey weather we had, just above freezing, perfectly matches the blue-grey colors here, with the chillies a perfect complementary in color as well as characteristic.

hutong courtyard(2) the chinese society undergoes a fast transition. this is strongly visible also inside the cities, where those who do not manage to be on the rising side live under very simple conditions. i did not want to think about winter temperatures in accomodations like this.


  1. Certainly glimpse to another world – and makes one think about all those luxuries that we take for granted. Thanks again for sharing your impressions from your tours through beijing!

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