DAILY PHOTO: A Walk in the Park

Taken in the summer of 2008 in a small park in Beijing's Central Business District

Taken in the summer of 2008 in a small park in Beijing’s Central Business District

Beijing has workout equipment all over the place–mostly in parks, but sometimes just by the side of the road. One sees the same sorts of things in Bangkok, and even Phnom Penh has exercise equipment on the river front strip of park.

DAILY PHOTO: Cash Offerings in the Ming Tombs

Taken in the Summer of 2008, outside Beijing

Taken in the Summer of 2008, outside Beijing

This didn’t turn out so well because in the Ming tombs it’s dark as… well, a tomb. However, it was interesting to see all this cash piling up on the floor. This is the Ding–or Dingling–tomb