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Thursday, July 8, 2010
What a pleasure to have Jeannine Bogaard along on our China trip!
She traveled from her home near Madrid, Spain, and met us at the Beijing Airport shortly after we arrived in China.
In the photo above, taken during the Shanghai leg of our trip, she's standing with her dad, Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, at the Zhouzhuang Water Village, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site where the majority of residences were built during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Locals live their lives on and along the waterways, and there are many quaint shops and tea houses.
When I went to Memphis last year, I started the tradition of ceiling shots. Here's one from the waterside table where I sat at the Zhouzhuang Water Village: