The seat of China’s government offers residents a host of conflicting circumstances.
Days of cristal clear skies contrast heavily to those with high levels of smog creating at times disastrous conditions for health and wellbeing. The latter also causes many to reconsider living in Beijing. At other times, the city takes nature in its own hands in an attempt to create rain.
Massive multi-laned roadways become filled to the brim at the peak of the rush hour causing delays to commuters journeys. The tranquility of the parks cteates a welcome, if bizzare contrast.