Next to the Gate of Supreme Harmony
The more, the better, but never more than nine (the Emperor's number). In the picture, the 10th animal is a man wrangling the animals, so he doesn't count.
On a golden pot in the Forbidden City.
Before the Hall of Supreme Harmony.
On the backside of the Hall of Supreme Harmony (I think).
Quinding Old Liquor Museum.
At the Temple of Heaven
at the Dongfang Hotel
View the complete Great Wall of China Gallery.
We saw thousands of trees with trunks painted white, supposedly to control ants.
All the ladies at the Terracotta Warrior site wore terracotta-colored coats.
We, especially the girls, were quite the attraction in Xi'an.
A couple of these little guys were hanging out in the gift shop, along with the man who found the Terracotta Warriors.
A statue at the Terracotta Warrior Complex.
The god of wealth has a lot of gold.
At Beiyuanmen Muslim Market
Beiyuanmen Muslim Market
Beiyuanmen Muslim Market.
Massage by the Blind.
Perfect beverage on a chilly day.
The Chinese hamburger is a flat bread that's stuffed with a choice of meats.
That side of the city was particularly smoggy.
Shanghai History Museum
The first medium-thigh-end sedan made in New China. Manufactured in the Shanghai Automotive Assembly Plant. Shanghai History Museum.
Shanghai History Museum.
Yes, it looks like a dragon, but only the emperor gets to have dragons on his house, so this is a snake. So we were told. Yuyuan Gardens.
The Dong Run 17 passing by.
Tall building and monuments along the Bund.
View the entire China Gallery.
There are so many images from our trip to the Great Wall, that they deserved their own gallery.
It's been said you can see the Great Wall from space. You can't. It's even pretty small from the reception center, only a few kilometers away.
We really enjoyed the cultural significance of the Great Wall.
T-shirts for sale on the road to the wall.
... but I don't haz password.
Almost everywhree you go, people have left their crap behind.
Red Bulls cans were littered all over the Great Wall.
We were there.
... don't forget to bring your French horn.
View the entire Great Wall Gallery.
We're a family of four traveling the world for an entire year. These are our adventures.