During last few decades China has been building everything what there is to be built on unprecedented scale. Incredible amounts of bridges, roads, residential buildings become real across the country especially in less developed western provinces. For at least a decade the pace of construction has sped up so much that there’s no single country even approaching the quantity of […]
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.
Entire Hong Kong is just skyscrapers and high rise living estates right? Wrong. Of course HK is one of the richest and most expensive regions in the world but as befits a city which has grown in accordance to capitalistic model, the gap between the rich and poor is present. A few words of introduction. It’s quite clear to most […]
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 […]