The Tibetan Plateau is not confined to the borders of the province of Tibet, but also covers a large area of the provinces of Qinghai, Gansu, northern Yunnan and the western part of Sichuan. The geographical range of this unique land obviously coincides with its cultural character, it is especially visible in areas such as Western Sichuan, where I also […]
People and their daily life
Watch beautiful Chinese countryside during harvest. All work I saw people were doing only by hand without machines. I like to think this way they pay tribute to the nature: not wasting, not growing too much, only what’s necessary for themselves. Northern part of Yunnan, Baizu minority and Shaxi area, wonderful to watch and photograph. If you like this post […]
Today I’m posting a bunch of photos from Tai O fishing village which I recently mentioned here: Skyscrapers and stilt huts In Tai O I spent couple of hours which gave me a chance for a quick peep into residents’ everyday life of that exceptional place. You are welcome to watch the gallery and leave comments and if you don’t […]
Tight alleys, busy junctions and somewhere there among crowds of people individuals focused on their daily routines. From morning till evening when the city is lit by numerous glowing logos and neon signs. Hong Kong is full of life 24/7.
I couldn’t resist but visit that morning market I once accidentally ran into. It was right before the Chinese New Year so it was completely packed with people shopping for few days ahead as shops would be closed. Spring Festival could be compared with Christmas in the west. Families get together and stay home, people get into shopping frenzy so […]
Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province is situated in subtropical highland area providing quite mild climate. For this reason it’s called The Spring City. However Winters with temperature sometimes oscillating around 0°C can be rough. Doesn’t sound too cold but with uninsulated houses lacking central heating, with untight windows indoor temperature can be as low as 5°C. It applies especially […]
China is obviously experiencing rapid development and rise of economical wealth of its citizens which is easy to observe in big cities. Luckily the Middle Kingdom is still abundant in places where one can take a deep breath and rest away from cities’ fast pace of life and instantly growing buildings. Small towns which seem to develop much slower than […]