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Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuxi and Nanjing


Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuxi and Nanjing

stall selling buns with straws

stall selling buns with straws

Besides Xiao Long Pao, pan fried Dumplings; I spotted a Pao (Bun) with a straw being sold only in Shanghai.

The buns are sold behind this Temple Shopping Mall.

The buns are sold behind this Temple Shopping Mall.

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Stage performance in Hangzhou City.

Nanjing Bridge across Yangtze River. Top portion is for vehicular traffic while below is for trains.

Nanjing Bridge across Yangtze River. Top portion is for vehicular traffic while below is for trains.

Warriors preparing for battle at Three Kingdom Theme Park.

Warriors preparing for battle at Three Kingdom Theme Park.

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landscape at street junction

landscape at street junction

Fighting on horse back

Fighting on horse back

landscape

landscape

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Huanglongxi Ancient Town


playing on ancient ceramic flute designed like a bell

Huanglongxi Ancient Town is a short distance from Chengdu and is a favorite weekend getaway for the locals. It is inhabited and shops sell souvenirs, snacks, accessories and food. Children are encouraged to buy water pumps to suck water from the stream running running through centre of town oroperate water wheels. It is an exciting participating experience full of fun.

Huanglongxi castle facing the river

Shophouses

Shophouse

working on the water wheel

posing by a water wheel

crossing stream from one side of town to the other

drawing candy

BBQ meat on a skewer

pulling sugar strands to make ancient candy

steamed cakes

Look at the number of ingredients used to add flavour to a bowl of noodles

comic street vendor