Before posting more thematic essays, here are the pictures taken in Lijiang’s old town on the assignment to southern China in late spring time.
A view across water with clouds in sky and reflections in the water.
One of the halls or palaces in the old town. Impressive architecture.
Sign in 2 languages indicating directions.
A pony drawn cart.
Local small horses or ponies.
An area for windbell wishes.
Another wishes area.
The local tour guide next to a bronze statue. Interesting contrast with light and shadow.
Signs are in 2 languages.
Is this a receptacle for trash, or for materials to be recycled. It is not fully clear.
Some thing is on the shore of this water way. A viewing area? An area for small river boats to tie up?
A tranquil water scene. See the reflections in the water.
Seriously, I remember the finger painting way back in kindergarten. It was fun. The painting here is no doubt much more refined in both technique and product.
A small embroidery factory or workshop.
A local woman working in the embroidery factory.
Another worker or crafts person.
Making cotton candy.
Another part of the old town.
A nice blue sky. The tour guide may have given a short talk at this site.
Our photographer who thought this was a vacation or holiday, and not an assignment.
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