Saturday 23 September 2017

Colm Kelpie: A postcard from smog-bound Beijing

IT'S hard to believe that the above photos were taken from the same spot just two days apart.

This is the view from my hotel room in central Beijing. The image with the blue sky was taken on Sunday. The other photo was taken this morning.

But this is Beijing, and dirty, polluted air is a common feature of this sprawling city of some 20 million people.

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