Friday, December 14, 2012

Snow in Beijing

Beijing doesn't always get a huge amount of snow, so Beijing-ren are taking advantage of the first real snowfall of the season. You can tell what kind of snowman it is by the shop it fronts.

This one was in front of a beauty parlor:

This one was in front of a flower shop. Note the flower petals, the fronds for hands, the Chinese eyes, and the little boy in the jacket with ears:

And last night in Sanlitun, I found a scene that gave the Christmastide good cheer a little thrill of danger. Wolf statues prowl in front of a big tree:
When China decks the halls, it goes all out.