Date: July 31st, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Architecture, China, conservation, Cultures, Design, Green, Historic significance, Landscape, Leaves, Mountains, Series, Summer, Travel, Trees.

Landscape seen from a turret on The Great Wall near Bejing, China

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The Great Wall near Bejing, ChinaThe Great Wall of China – portion near Bejing that has been rebuilt since its original construction during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).

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The Great Wall landscape near Bejing, China The Great Wall landscape near Bejing, China The Great Wall near Bejing, China

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The Great Wall landscape near Bejing, China

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Elm tree, The Great Wall of China Preserving part of the original construction on The Great Wall near Bejing, China

 

Date: July 29th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Architecture, China, City Streets, Cultures, Design, Travel.

New city central business district, Qingdao, ChinaUnique city of Qingdao where the 2008 Olympics torch was lit – central business district, east coast China. The red monument is called “Winds of May” marking WWI era reform movement.

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Central business district, Qingdao, China Monument “Winds of May” to mark WWI era reform movement, Qingdao, China Train station, Qingdao, China

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Apartments above shops in Qingdao, China

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Painted apartment buildings in Qingdao, China Painted apartment buildings in Qingdao, China Painted apartment buildings in Qingdao, China

 

Date: July 28th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: China, City Streets, Cultures, food, Insects, Seasonal, Summer, Travel, Trees, Unusual Interest.

Cicada flies, abundant in China, are caught as food, using a long pole with a sticky end.Cicada flies, abundant in China during Summer, are caught as food, using a long pole with a sticky end.

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Cicada flies, abundant in China during Summer, are caught as food, using a long pole with a sticky end. Cicada flies, abundant in China, are caught as food, using a long pole with a sticky end.

 

Date: July 24th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Birds, China, City Streets, Cultures, Landscape, Travel.

Street cleaning supplies, Zibo, ChinaStreet scenes, Zibo, China

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Bicycle cart with caged chickens, no doubt bound for a side street BBQ, Zibo, China Sign on the lawn of a high rise apartment building, Zibo, China Sign on a small patch of grass in a city park, Bejing, China Corn grows everywhere in ditches and wherever there is space for planting, Zibo, China

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Men playing checkers as they do evry afternoon and evening in Zibo, China

 

Date: July 17th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Flowers, Garden, Oregon, Seasonal, Summer, USA.

Dahlias and California Poppies

 

Date: July 11th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: blue, food, Fruit, Garden, Leaves, Oregon, Seasonal, Summer.

Our back yard blueberries

 

Date: July 9th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: food, Fruit, Garden, Green, Leaves, Oregon, Seasonal, Summer, Trees, USA.

Chinese apples, Hillsboro OR

 

Date: July 7th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: food, Fruit, Leaves, orange, Oregon, Seasonal, Summer, USA.

Picked fresh peaches at the Hood River 'Fruit Loop'

 

Date: July 5th, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: blue, Landscape, Oregon, Summer, Travel, Travel USA, Trees.

Lone tree, Mosier OR

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Cherry picking in Mosier, OR with Mt. Hood in the distance Mt. St. Helen's, WA as seen from the Fruit Loop near Mosier, OR

 

Date: July 1st, 2016 | Comments : none | Categories: Design, Flowers, Oregon, pink, Seasonal, Summer, wildflowers.

Wild Spirea, Beaverton, OR

 


 

 
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