Today, noon, downtown Beijing:

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/IMG_4130.jpg

I like the painterly juxtaposition of the splash of red, from the (ubiquitous) Olympic poster at lower right, with the chemical gray-brown-ochre of what lies above. It's not fog.

I'll keep taking such pictures but will stop posting them. The point is made. But while I'm at it, a couple more after the jump.

These are both the same general area shown in this shot three days ago.


http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/IMG_4134.jpg


http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/IMG_4135.jpg


That is enough from me on this topic, at least for a while. But, seriously: how is this not an all-out emergency from the Olympic committee's point of view?

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