Beautiful China - Legend in Time

Hong Kong will take your breath away. But there's more... Shanghai, Suzhuo, Yunnan and Guangxi.
Yangshou  Helping the locals - Yangshou - December 2002 On tea visit with locals  While making a brief stop in a small village on our way to the Stone Forest, this woman literally demanded me to come inside her home - Yunnan - December 2002 Yangshou  Helping a hand - Yangshou - December 2002 Li River  The Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is the centerpiece of any trip to northeastern Guangxi Province - Guilin - December 2002
Kunming  Kunming is very pleasant city to stroll around at night - Kunming - December 2002 Kunming  Temple near the Dianchi Lake - Kunming - December 2002 Stone Forest  I've written a review of my "Thailand-China-Vietnam-Cambodia" adventure. See Trip reports on main page - Stone Forest - December 2002 Yangshou  No, I'm not standing on a step. Yangshou - December 2002
Yangshou  This fella is a popular figure in Yangshou. He's pictured on many postcards on sale in West Street - Yangshou - December 2002 Yangshou  The enchanting fairyland of Yangshuo is renowned as the best in Guilin - Yangshou - December 2002 Li River  The crystal clear Li River is sand wiched between precipitous peaks hung with waterfalls - Guilin - December 2002 Yangshou  It is obvious that Yangshou is frequently visited by world travelers. West Street is lined with westernized shops, pizza- and burger restaurants - Yangshou - December 2002
Chinese kids  Never knew the name of the village I visited on the way between Kunming and the Stone Forest - Yunnan - December 2002 Yunnan  Countryside scenery - Yunnan - December 2002 Shanghai  View from the Bund - Shanghai - august 2010 Suzhou  Zhouzhuang, the Venice of China is one of the ancient water cities in Jiangsu province - August 16, 2010 - Suzhou - China.
Suzhou  Originally named Fushi, Tongli is an age-old but very well preserved water township with a history of more than 1,000 years - August 16, 2010 - Suzhou - China. Shanghai  China's premier shopping street, 3.4-mile-long Nanjing Road - August 16, 2010 - Shanghai Lunch  Having lunch - Hong Kong - december 2012 Hong Kong by night  View from Victoria Peak at night - Hong Kong december 2012
Hong Kong Harbour  View from Avenue of the Stars - Hong Kong - december 2012 Wong Tai Sin Temple  Wong Tai Sin Temple is named after Wong Chuping. - Hong Kong - December 2013 Nan Lian Gardens  Cutting through Diamond Hill’s myriad of high-rise apartments is the tranquil Nan Lian Garden, a public park also built in the style of the Tang dynasty - Hong Kong - December 2013 Chi Lin Nunnery  Established in 1934 and renovated in Tang dynasty style (AD 618–907) in 1990, the Chi Lin Nunnery is a large temple complex of elegant wooden architecture - Hong Kong - December 2013
Nan Lian Garden  Nan Lian Garden is meticulously landscaped over an area of 3.5 hectares - Hong Kong - 2013 Guilin  Guilin - December 2002 Victoria Peak  Victoria Peak - Hong Kong- July 1993 Hong Kong  Ferry to Kowloon - Hong Kong - July 1993
Restaurant  Lunch break at roadside to Hekou - December 2002 Kunming  Chinese Temple located on the Mingfeng Mountain - Kunming - December 2002 Natural gorge  Boating in a relatively new National Park on our way to Vietnam - Yunnan - December 2002 Fruit vendor  Streetseide fruit vendor with her child - Hekou - December2002
Yangshou  I met this woman while I was bicycling countryside - Yangshou - December 2002 China Dolls  Christmas bunnies  in Hong Kong - December 2012 Suzhou  Let's get outta here - Suzhou - August 2010 Suzhou  Traditional lifestyle and ancient architecture makes Zhouzhuang water town a tranquil place to retreat from turmoil of modern world - August 16, 2010 - Suzhou - China.
Zhuozhuang  Zhouzhuang, the Venice of China is one of the ancient water cities in Jiangsu province - August 16, 2010 - Suzhou - China. Suzhou  Take a chinese tea at Zhouzhiang watertown, the Venice of China - August 16, 2010 - Suzhou - China. Suzhou  Zhouzhuang - As one of the most popular and famous water towns in China, the 900-year-old Zhouzhuang is located very close to Suzhou and Shanghai - Suzhou - August 2010 Shanghai  Strolling at night on Nanjing Road - Shanghai - August 2010
Shanghai  The 88-stories Jin Mao Tower is 420.5 meters tall and has the best elevators available running at the speed of 9.1 meters per second - Shanghai - August 2010 Shanghai Expo  Although I had a 3-day visitor's pass, I gave up after my first day. Long waiting lines everywhere combined by the intense heat that weekend made me decide not to return the next day depspite some great scenery - August 17, 2010 - Shanghai - China. Shanghai resident  The World Expo expects to have 70 million visitors by the end of the world showcase - August 17, 2010 - Shanghai World Expo 2010  The China Pavillion, the most popular at the Expo attracts most visitors - August 17, 2010 - Shanghai - China.
World Expo 2010  The China Pavillion at the 2010 world Expo - Shanghai - august 2010 World Expo 2010  Yes, this is China too. Well kinda....The UN pavillion at World Expo - Shanghai - August 2010 Belgian fries on sale in China  The Belgian Pavillion at the World Expo welcomes visitors with a typical sack of fries - Shanghai - August 2010 Belgian chocolates on sale in China  Inside the Belgian Pavillion at the World Expo. What ekse then chocolates !! - Shanghai - August 2010
World Expo 2010  Belgian fries take awayw - Shanghai - August 2010 Suzhou  Zhouzhuang is especially distinguished for its well preserved local residential houses of the Ming and Qing styles, elegant water views, profound history and cultural background - August 16, 2010 - Suzhou - China. Suzhou  The canals are just a little part of the pretty attractions of Zhouzhuang - Suzhou - August 2010 Suzhou  Zhouzhuang, the Venice of China - Suzhou - August 2010