Tag Archives: China

Area “798” in Beijing

If you go to Beijing, don’t pass up the opportunity to visit “798”. I have no idea how this district in Beijing got the name 798, but it is the artist’s place to display their work…tons of galleries, shops and small cafes…lots of street art as well. A fantastic place to just walk around and…

Shangri La, China

I was going through some old photos tonight…feeling nostalgic. This town burned down a few years ago. Such a shame. I am glad I still have a few photos of the place. I wonder if these folks are still around?

The Shanghai Skyline (The Bund)

The Bund A few years ago, I made it down to the Bund to take some night photos. Those photos were all lost to my hard drive failure back in 2012. It was really cloudy, and I wasn’t able to get a great shot. Below is my remaining “copy” of the photo I took back…

Lines In Beijing

Abstract This is a bit “off the loop” with my style, but you gotta admit….the lines, patterns, texture, colors are all amazing, right? This is a mall in Beijing. I used to live  near Beijing many years ago, and there was not anything like this back then….Beijing has really become a modern city with some…

Tiger Leaping Gorge Hike

I did much better this year than last on this hike. The first part of the hike is ALL uphill….for about an hour. I thought I was going to die last year, but this year, I made it to the “half-way” point with energy to spare…I even ran ahead in some parts to get in…

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