China

Trip to China with Ryan, Sheila, Gene and Kathy

Date: 2001-08-01

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Bonsai in motel lobby (+3 more)

Foods displayed at the outdoor market (+3 more)

Tiananmen square (+6 more)

Tiananmen square - Mao mausoleum (+2 more)

Tiananmen square - Museum of the revolution (+3 more)

Tiananmen square - Monument to the workers and Mao (+1 more)

Tiananmen square - Zhengyangmen gate (+6 more)

Tiananmen square - Forbidden city (+3 more)

Forbidden City - Meridian gate (+4 more)

Forbidden City - Palace of tranquil longevity (+2 more)

Forbidden City - Hall of supreme harmony (+4 more)

Forbidden City - Ryan and Shiela on a bridge

Forbidden City - Gene and Kathy in front of the hall of supreme harmony

Forbidden City - Hall of supreme harmony (+1 more)

Forbidden City - Hall of preserving harmony - throne (+9 more)

Forbidden City - Gardens (+4 more)

Temple of Heaven - The Circular Mound (+4 more)

Temple of Heaven - Imperial Vault of Heaven (+5 more)

Temple of Heaven - Walkway to hall of prayer (+3 more)

Temple of Heaven - Music museum (+1 more)

Temple of Heaven - Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests (+6 more)

Cloisonne workshop - Drawing patern (+3 more)

Cloisonne workshop - Filling with dye powders (+3 more)

Cloisonne workshop - Chad with huge vase (+1 more)

Beijing streets (+3 more)

Carving the peking duck (+2 more)

Great Wall - Gene and Kathy climbing up to the wall

Great Wall - View of surroundings on the climb (+4 more)

Great Wall - Stairs by the wall (+2 more)

Great Wall - View of the wall in the distance (+2 more)

Great Wall - Bill and Chad

Great Wall - Gene and Kathy (+1 more)

Great Wall - Ryan and Sheila

Great Wall - Sheila fighting the mongols (+1 more)

Great Wall - Chad Ryan Gene and Kathy (+1 more)

Hutong tour - Rickshaw and driver (+2 more)

Hutong tour - Tower (+1 more)

Hutong tour - Narrow streets (+2 more)

Hutong tour - Family's home (+2 more)

Hutong tour - Family's garden (+3 more)

Prince Gong Mansion - Stele (+4 more)

Prince Gong Mansion - Tea cerimony (+1 more)

Sheila at the Pearl Factory

Sheila Gene Bill and Chad at lunch

Summer Palace - Entrance (+3 more)

Summer Palace - Entrance - Bronze Qilin (+3 more)

Summer Palace - Pagoda by lake (+1 more)

Summer Palace - Lake Kunming and the Longevity Hill (+5 more)

Summer Palace - Longevity Hill (+2 more)

Summer Palace - Long corridor (+6 more)

Summer Palace - Stele (+3 more)

Summer Palace - Gate (+4 more)

Summer Palace - Marble Boat (+3 more)

Cultural performance (+3 more)

Xian - City Wall (+2 more)

Xian - City Wall - Tai Chi (+3 more)

Xian - City from wall (+2 more)

Xian - Underground mall (+2 more)

Xian - Jade Factory (+5 more)

Xian - Wild Goose Pagoda (+3 more)

Xian - Wild Goose Pagoda (+4 more)

Xian - View from top of the Wild Goose Pagoda (+3 more)

Xian - Vegetable cart (+1 more)

Banpo - Museum (+2 more)

Banpo - Excavation (+2 more)

Banpo - Mud hut (+2 more)

Banpo - Skeleton (+4 more)

Banpo - Complaints department (+2 more)

Terra Cotta Factory - Ryan Chad Bill Sheila and Kathy taking a break from the shopping

Terra Cotta - Main excavation (+7 more)

Terra Cotta - Main excavation (closeup)

Terra Cotta - Reconstruction area (+4 more)

Terra Cotta - Reconstruction area - Gene in front of horses

Terra Cotta - Noodle maker (+2 more)

Terra Cotta - Excavation site

Terra Cotta - Reconstruction area

Terra Cotta

Terra Cotta - Museum - Chariot (+2 more)

Terra Cotta - Museum - Warriors (+1 more)

Terra Cotta - Kathy being chased by a salesman at the exit (+1 more)

Hot Springs - Chad Sheila Ryan and Bill relaxing (+1 more)

Hot Springs - Statue (+1 more)

Tang Dinner Show (+3 more)

Tang Dinner Show - Animal dumplings

Governtment Building - This was a stop on the tour but most weren't impressed

View of the city from pagoda in Earling Park (+3 more)

Zoo - Panda eating bamboo (+5 more)

Zoo - Panda on the move (+1 more)

Zoo - Red pandas (+3 more)

Zoo - Red panda (+4 more)

Zoo - Working carying food (+3 more)

Zoo - Tiger (+2 more)

Zoo - Monkey baby with mom (+3 more)

Street life (+5 more)

Street life (+1 more)

Passenger vessel

Freight ships on the Yangtze (+1 more)

Chinese medicine talk and demonstration (+1 more)

Fengdu - Propaganda board (+2 more)

Fengdu - resort

Fengdu - Temple of buddhas (+4 more)

Fengdu - Bill with Hand eater statue (+1 more)

Fengdu - Bill balancing on the stone (part 3 of the trial) (+2 more)

Fengdu - pagoda (+1 more)

Fengdu - View of old Fengdu from temple (+4 more)

Ryan Sheila Chad and Bill learning mahjong from Jack

Three gorges cruise (+3 more)

Three gorges cruise - new bridge (+1 more)

Three gorges cruise - Markings for flood levels (+4 more)

Three gorges cruise (+7 more)

Three gorges cruise (+1 more)

Three gorges cruise (+4 more)

Shennong stream - Loading the boats (+1 more)

Shennong stream - Paddling upstream (+8 more)

Shennong stream - Using rope to pull the boats upstream (+3 more)

Shennong stream - Using poles to push against the rock wall (+2 more)

Shennong stream - Merchant carrying her baby in a basket (+1 more)

Shennong stream - Racing downstream (+2 more)

Chad Bill Gene Sheila and Ryan at Chad's birthday supper (+1 more)

Three Gorges Dam - Construction (+4 more)

Three Gorges Dam - Scale model (+3 more)

The Princess Elaine

Fishing boat on the Yangtze (+1 more)

Passing through the locks (+2 more)

Church and pagoda along the Yangtze (+1 more)

East lake park - Lillies (+1 more)

Hubei provencial museum - Bronzes (+2 more)

Hubei provencial museum - Performance with old instruments (+1 more)

Bamboo animals

Pepsi store

Ryan and Sheila dancing with the locals

TaiJi class - Sheila was a natural (+2 more)

Yellow crane tower (+2 more)

Yellow crane tower - Crane mural (+1 more)

Street life (+2 more)

Gui Yuan temple - View from the tower (+2 more)

Gui Yuan temple - Ringing the bell (+3 more)

Rock museum (+8 more)

Rock museum - recycle bins (+2 more)

Rock museum - odd fossils (+2 more)

Rock museum - Bonsai (+5 more)

Rock museum - Bonsai scene

Gymnastics at the children's school (+3 more)

Music performance at the children's school (+2 more)

Buddhist temple (+4 more)

Friendship store - Jade boat (+1 more)

Old parliament buildings (+3 more)

World trade center (+3 more)

Boat tour

Boat tour - skyline (+8 more)

Shanghai museum (+3 more)

7 Star Park - Camel hill (+1 more)

7 Star Park - Bonsai? (+4 more)

Elephant Trunk Hill (+1 more)

Fubo Hill - Keep off the grass (Chinese version) (+3 more)

Fubo Hill - Thoushand Buddha Cave (+3 more)

Street life (+10 more)

Yin Yan pudding (+4 more)

Cormorant fishing (+2 more)

Li River Cruise - Following another cruise boat (+3 more)

Li River Cruise - A similar cruise boat gets restocked (+2 more)

Li River Cruise - Sheila and Ryan

Li River Cruise (+3 more)

Li River Cruise (+6 more)

Li River Cruise - Local fishing boats (+6 more)

Li River Cruise - Chad Bill and Ryan talking while Sheila naps

Li River Cruise (+3 more)

Li River Cruise - Fishing shack? (+2 more)

Reed Flute Cave - Crystal palace (+3 more)

Reed Flute Cave - Lion (+4 more)

Guilin - Road work (+3 more)

Foot massage (+1 more)

The city from Victoria peak (+3 more)

Repulse Bay - Ryan Bill and Sheila checking out the buddha (+4 more)

Aberdeen boat tour (+4 more)

Aberdeen boat tour - House boats (+1 more)

Aberdeen boat tour - Jumbo (dim sum) restaruant (+2 more)

Street life (+2 more)

Chad and Bill playing rhythm game

Final dinner (+2 more)

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