In preparation for the big military parade in Beijing on October 1, thousands of PLA troops have been practicing and drilling for months (maybe years). The photo below is taken at one of the training bases near Beijing. The sign on the wall is in classic Communist literary style–a four part slogan in exact parallel […]
The People’s Daily (of all places) recently put up a story on the Top Ten Most Beautiful Churches in China. Interestingly they are all Catholic Churches. I was most surprised to find a Catholic Church in Tibet listed because I wasn’t aware that there were any churches in Tibet (Catholic or Protestant). I decided to […]
So, where do you suppose this coffee shop outside the Pearl Market got the idea for their logo?
This sign is one of them. It says “Build a Civilized Traffic Environment.” And some things don’t need any translation — a child’s delight at freshly fallen snow!
Last week I hosted some visitors from the USA for 8 days. One of them is a semi-professional photographer, so one of the added benefits of being their tour guide was learning some photography tips, both in shooting and editing (something I didn’t know anything about before). On a single day last week we climbed […]