Abroad: China

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Coming soon! It’s been warm her and I expect buds and blossoms like these from last year to soon appear.

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This statue out front of the South Cathedral shows a bold Jesuit, Adam Schall perhaps (I’ll check) ready to bring the gospel to China

Abroad: China

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From a junket to Beijing. I saw these two in front of an antique shop in Beijing.

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Last week was Qing Ming festival when people sweep their ancestors’ tombs or at least the tombs of their grandparents. People buy Hell Money for their ancestors and sometimes pictures of cars, suits, and smartphones in case their dearly departed are running a business in the great beyond.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Alphabet

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Other great photos:

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A sculpture in Hangzhou on Song Dynasty Street.